Promoting Economic Equity & Opportunity stands as a paramount objective for our office. Despite his relatively brief tenure in the Nebraska State Legislature, Senator McKinney has taken proactive steps as a sponsor and co-sponsor of legislation with the potential to bring about transformative change for the North Omaha community.
Notably, Senator McKinney also played a pivotal role as a sponsor of the ballot initiative that successfully increased the state's minimum wage in 2022.
Here are some key initiatives he has been involved in:
LB450 - Nebraska Innovation Hub Act and the Small Business Assistance Act - This legislation allocates $5 million in grants to support small businesses. LB451 - Prohibits hair discrimination in the workplace. LB1024 & LB531 - The North/South Omaha Recovery Act - These acts allocate over $400 million for recovery plans in both North and South Omaha, emphasizing the commitment to revitalizing these areas. Senator McKinney's dedication to enhancing economic equity and opportunity is evident through these legislative efforts.