Nebraska Tax and Spending Increase Limits, Measure 405 (1990)

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The Nebraska Tax and Spending Increase Limits Amendment, also known as Initiative Measure 405, was an initiated constitutional amendment on the November 6, 1990 election ballot in Nebraska, where it was defeated.

Election results

Initiative Measure 405 (Tax and Spending Increase Limits)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No400,87266.3%
Yes 178,749 29.6%

604,195 Official results via: Nebraska Blue Book 2008-09 (p.260)

Text of measure

Shall the Nebraska constitution be amended to provide that, for fiscal years ending after January 1, 1991: (1) total appropriations for state, funded with state taxes and fees, shall not be increased more than 2 percent over the prior fiscal year; and (2) budgets of local governments shall not be increased by more than 2 percent over the prior fiscal year? An increase exceeding 2 percent in state appropriations would be permitted if authorized by a four-fifths vote of the legislature. An increase exceeding 2 percent for local governments would be permitted if approved by a majority vote of the local electorate.[1]

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