Today committee assignments were made during the 1st day of the Nebraska Legislature.  There were 17 new senators sworn in about 1/3 of the entire Unicameral.  Of particular mention is Senator Justin Wayne representing District 13, who will serve on 3 committees and chair one of them (Urban Affairs).  Expect a press release tomorrow announcing Senator Wayne’s introduction of a bill before the Nebraska Legislature to eliminate the 2 year waiting period that prevents returning citizens from voting during that time.  For  all the committee assignments today: