In an exclusive interview with Nebraska Watchdog, Governor Dave Heineman questions the need for more tax dollars to fund the University of Nebraska Medical Center’s $ 370 million cancer research center.
The Omaha City Council is poised to pass a 10 year-$35 million plan that finds a pack of cigarettes taxed an additional 35-cents per pack.
Heineman tells Nebraska Watchdog he was led to believe the state’s $50 million contribution would be the end of the project’s public funding.
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