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Meth Contamination Bill Stalls in Legislature

By Gordon HopkinsA bill intended to address methamphetamine contamination will not make it out of the legislature this year. That is according to Mark Schoenrock, Chairman of the Jefferson County Board of Commissioners, who has been a strong supporter of the bill and testified in front of the legislature on behalf of the bill in February of this year.LB (Legislative Bill) 756, introduced by Nebraska Senator Tom Brandt, District 32, would change provisions in current law relating to properties contaminated by methamphetamine.“We're not going to get it out of committee,” Schoenrock told FJN. “Yeah, we got too much headwind. I mean, political c...


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