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Lynn Nejezchleb

Lynn Nejezchleb

Lynn Nejezchleb is a veteran and has advanced degrees in economics from the University of Nebraska. He served as an economist and adviser to the vice chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation in Washington, D.C., over the course of 20 years and established and operated a small business in rural Nebraska for the last 17 years. He is currently retired.

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School tax credits and school aid have helped rural areas … but there’s a ways to go

By: - February 16, 2024

In 2021, school tax credits were substantially increased to 25% of property taxes paid to your local school district. In addition, in 2023, state aid to schools was increased by providing foundation aid equal to $1,500 per student for the 2023-24 school year. The tax credits directly lower property taxes, and school aid has the potential […]