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Unicameral passes LB 853, creating Bridge to Independence program for young people aging out of foster care

Last week, the legislature voted 42-0 to pass LB 853. Known casually as the “LB 216 Cleanup Bill,” this bill was written to implement the Young Adult Voluntary Supports and Services Act that last year’s LB 216 required. Putting into

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Project Everlast youth testify on behalf of LB 853

Last year, LB 216 was adopted 44-2 by the Unicameral. This hard-won piece of legislation ensured that young people aging out of Nebraska’s foster care system would have a basic safety net of support as they transition into adulthood, in order to

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