Capitol Conversations

Meet the people making decisions that affect your life and find out more about the thinking behind those decisions with Capitol Conversations. New interviews will appear weekly during the legislative session.
Sen. Burke Harr of Omaha discusses sentencing reform and prison overcrowding in this edition of Capitol Conversations.
Sen. Laura Ebke of Crete discusses a lower minimum wage for young workers, electoral college votes, Medicaid expansion and property taxes in this edition of Capitol Conversations.
Sen. Jim Smith, chairman of the Transportation and Telecommunications Committee, discusses proposals to increase gas taxes and cut income taxes in this edition of Capitol... more››
Sen. Tommy Garrett of Bellevue discusses his background in intelligence and legislation on medical marijuana, guns, wheelchairs and bicycles in this edition of Capitol... more››
Sen. Mike Groene of North Platte discusses his opposition to mandatory vaccinations against meningitis, his reservations about state spending, and other topics in this edition of... more››
Sen. Les Seiler of Hastings, chairman of the Judiciary Committee, discusses prison reform and mental health in this edition of Capitol Conversations.
Sen. John Murante of Gretna discusses redistricting and partisanship in this edition of Capitol Conversations
Pat Loontjer of the group Gambling with the Good Life talks about her efforts against expanded gambling in Nebraska.
Sen. Paul Schumacher of Columbus discusses initiative petitions, gambling, and legislative procedure in this edition of Capitol Conversations.
State Sen. Tanya Cook of Omaha discusses long range planning, school population trends, pediatric cancer and pay equity in this edition of Capitol Conversations.
Sen. Ernie Chambers discusses eminent domain, marriage licenses and Lord Byron in this edition of Capitol Conversations.
Sen. Kate Bolz of Lincoln discusses property tax and prison/parole issues in this edition of Capitol Conversations.

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