Government http://kios.org en Fremont can't enforce part of its immigration rule http://kios.org/post/fremont-cant-enforce-part-its-immigration-rule <div style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 12.727272033691406px; line-height: 15px;"><p>FREMONT, Neb. (AP) — Fremont is still struggling to enforce part of its ordinance requiring people to obtain licenses and swear they have legal permission to live in the U.S. before renting homes in the Nebraska city.</p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 19:43:46 +0000 Associated Press 50014 at http://kios.org 13 SIDs included in Omaha annexation package http://kios.org/post/13-sids-included-omaha-annexation-package <p>The city of Omaha wants to annex 19 areas with a total valuation of more than $932 million. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 15:57:59 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 49990 at http://kios.org Report disputes Branstad smaller government claims http://kios.org/post/report-disputes-branstad-smaller-government-claims <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A new report from a nonpartisan state agency questions whether Gov. Terry Branstad is cutting the cost and size of state government as he claims. Wed, 09 Jul 2014 17:55:18 +0000 Associated Press 49934 at http://kios.org About 80,000 signatures needed for ballot measure http://kios.org/post/about-80000-signatures-needed-ballot-measure <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposed increase in Nebraska's minimum wage will need at least 80,386 valid signatures to qualify for the November ballot. Tue, 08 Jul 2014 13:04:32 +0000 Associated Press 49852 at http://kios.org Faith, business community representatives call for action on immigration reform http://kios.org/post/faith-business-community-representatives-call-action-immigration-reform <p>Three leaders in the business, faith, and legislative community are calling on the U-S House to pass an immigration reform bill. Thu, 03 Jul 2014 19:00:00 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 49668 at http://kios.org Omaha council OKs removal of landmark status http://kios.org/post/omaha-council-oks-removal-landmark-status <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha City Council has voted to remove a historic landmark designation from two downtown apartment buildings, clearing the way for them to be demolished and replaced with an office building. Thu, 03 Jul 2014 13:03:16 +0000 Associated Press 49651 at http://kios.org 3 prisoners erroneously released still at large http://kios.org/post/3-prisoners-erroneously-released-still-large <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services says it has accounted for all but three of the 45 prisoners who were released before they should have been and still owe time. Thu, 03 Jul 2014 13:01:16 +0000 Associated Press 49650 at http://kios.org Douglas County approves new fiscal year budget http://kios.org/post/douglas-county-approves-new-fiscal-year-budget-0 <p>Douglas County’s new fiscal year budget includes additional funding for mental health support services. Wed, 02 Jul 2014 20:16:09 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 49614 at http://kios.org New Nebraska state laws taking effect on Tuesday http://kios.org/post/new-nebraska-state-laws-taking-effect-tuesday <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Four new Nebraska laws will go into effect on Tuesday. Mon, 30 Jun 2014 20:46:44 +0000 Associated Press 49503 at http://kios.org Warrants issued for prisoners released too early http://kios.org/post/warrants-issued-prisoners-released-too-early <p>LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials have issued arrest warrants for about 20 of the 306 inmates who were released early because the Department of Correctional Services miscalculated their sentences. Sat, 28 Jun 2014 11:31:52 +0000 Associated Press 49403 at http://kios.org