NCBA & State Legislative Update 8.11.2020
Brenda Masek, Nebraska Cattlemen VP, updating KBear Listening Country on Nebraska Cattlemen.
Sponsored by: Eatinger Cattle Company, Thedford NE
Brenda starts out talking about NCBA Summer Business meeting in Denver a couple of weeks ago. “We got some significant things adopted that Nebraska brought.”
- Rural Broadband
- Stepped up basis
- Foreign animal disease outbreak
- Robust price discovery
Kansas Livestock Association and Texas Cattle Feeders Association brought opposing policy to NC policy in the live cattle marketing committee. After about 6 hours of debate and good discussion a compromise was reached on this policy.
In State: Property tax LB 1107 got 43 votes in the first round. It has 3 more rounds to go. This is another compromise between urban and rural senators.
Listen as Brenda gives in depth updates:
Audio: Brenda Masek