NECC President Testifies Before Legislature's Education Committee

NORFOLK - Northeast Community College President Dr. Michael Chipps testified Tuesday before the Legislature's Education Committee. Chipps expressed his opposition to LB 651, which proposes to eliminate property tax levying authority and provide state funding for Nebraska's community colleges. Chipps told the committee that community colleges are there specifically to properly and promptly address local education and workforce training needs. The bill's sponsor is Hyannis Senator Al Davis.