STATE OF THE STATE : Ricketts seeks voters' help to rein in property taxes Proposed constitutional amendment would place 3 percent limit on local property taxing bodies
LINCOLN - In his quest to limit government spending and provide property tax relief, Gov. Pete Ricketts is turning to a body that has helped him before - the voters.
In his fifth annual State of the State address, the conservative Republican outlined a proposed constitutional amendment to limit local schools and other property taxing bodies to increasing property tax revenue by no more than 3 percent a year.
The proposal would require approval in the Nebraska Legislature, and then a...