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. Ken Schilz of Ogallala discusses livestock expansion, agritourism, the death penalty, vote trading and fracking in this edition of Capitol Conversations.
Sen. Jeremy Nordquist discusses drivers licenses for "Dreamers," immigration, democracy, and being a pro-life, pro-gun Democrat in this edition of Capitol Conversations.
Sen. Kathy Campbell of Lincoln discusses increasing welfare benefits, Gov. Pete Ricketts, compromise, and being a socially liberal Republican in this edition of Capitol... more››
Sen. Heath Mello of Omaha, chairman of the Appropriations Committee, discusses the state budget,taxes and zoos in this edition of Capitol Conversations.
Sen. Lydia Brasch of Bancroft discusses being a first generation American, family history, drivers licenses for young people brought to the U.S. illegally, and property taxes in... more››
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

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