Drought seems to be affecting everything, even state tax receipts. July saw a rise in receipts in Nebraska.
State revenue rose in July. Nebraska Tax Commissioner Doug Ewald says whether that continues depends on a lot of things, including the November elections.
July receipts came in 5.5% higher than projections.
Ewald says tax receipts from utilities were up considerably in July as Nebraskans ran their air conditioners more, and watered their plants and lawns more.
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