The Department of Correctional Services also has made improvements in some areas, including decreasing turnover and overtime, and the numbers of inmates in restrictive housing, according to Inspector General for Corrections Doug Koebernick.
Nathan Leach has written on social media about the benefits of a nonpartisan Legislature since 2017. And he's testified a few times at the Capitol on the topic. Now he's put together a group of like-minded people to form Nonpartisan Nebraska.
A Nebraska state trooper who resigned after a widely circulated video showed him hitting a drunk driver with the butt of his service rifle has been criminally charged in connection to the 2016 incident.
The group intends to qualify for the November 2022 ballot in Nebraska, and the new language will "simply and singularly" state: “Persons in the State of Nebraska shall have the right to cannabis in all its forms for medical purposes.”