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On May 27, 2020, the Treasury Department responded to Congressional requests to extend safe harbors for the renewable energy production tax credit (“PTC”) and the energy investment tax credit (“ITC”) to provide temporary relief for renewable energy developers during the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.  2018 Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) guidance creates two...
In light of COVID-19, on March 16, 2020, the Nebraska Legislature suspended the legislative session until further notice.  The Legislature is 40 days into the 60-day session, which began on January 3, 2020.  We anticipate the Legislature will reconvene at some point this spring or summer to complete the remaining 20...
I. INTRODUCTION The virus named “SARS-CoV-2” and the disease it causes have been named “coronavirus disease 2019” (commonly referred to as “COVID-19”).  On January 30, 2020, the World Health Organization (“WHO”) declared COVID-19 a “public emergency of international concern.”  On January 31, 2020, the U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary declared...
The Second Session of the 106th Nebraska Legislature convened on January 3, 2020.  Bill introduction concluded on January 23, 2020.  The deadline for Speaker Priority designation is February 19.  The deadline for Senator and Committee priorities is February 21.  A chart of bills related to economic development, municipal law, real estate,...
The Second Session of the Nebraska Legislature convened January 8, 2020. This Dirt Alert provides an update on certain bills introduced during Days 6-10 of the Second Session related to economic development, municipal law, real estate, renewable energy, taxation, and water/natural resources law. Here is a list of the bills we...

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