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50-1401. Legislative findings and declarations.The Legislaturefinds and declares that:(1) State governmenthas significant challenges to face. An ever-changing global economy, an agingpopulation, outmigration of educated young people, and constantly expandingneeds for services, among other issues, require that the Legislature considerthe long-term trends and factors affecting the welfare of Nebraskans and thelong-term implications of the decisions made by the members of the Legislature;(2) It is necessaryfor the Legislature to identify emerging trends, assets, and challenges ofthe state;(3) It is vital for Nebraska to have continuity in policy;(4) It is necessaryto establish a process of long-term state planning within the Legislature;and(5) It is the duty of the Legislature to assess the long-range needsof Nebraska and to adopt legislation which meets those needs. SourceLaws 2009, LB653, § 1.