legislature http://kios.org en Same issues, new faces for 2015 Nebraska session http://kios.org/post/same-issues-new-faces-2015-nebraska-session <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers will face many of the same issues in 2015 that they failed to pass this year, but more than one-third of the senators will be new. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 13:06:02 +0000 Associated Press 46012 at http://kios.org Iowa Governor's priorities survive legislative deadline http://kios.org/post/iowa-governors-priorities-survive-legislative-deadline <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad's legislative priorities survived a procedural deadline in the Iowa General Assembly this week, while some more controversial bills appeared dead. Thu, 20 Feb 2014 21:09:09 +0000 Associated Press 43214 at http://kios.org Bills address Nebraska water projects, sustainability http://kios.org/post/bills-address-nebraska-water-projects-sustainability <p>Three bills in the Nebraska Legislature seek to provide funding for sustainable water projects. Tue, 18 Feb 2014 14:02:51 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 43086 at http://kios.org Murdock man to run for Nebraska Legislature http://kios.org/post/murdock-man-run-nebraska-legislature <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Methodist minister from Murdock has announced plans to run for the Nebraska Legislature. Thu, 23 Jan 2014 16:01:13 +0000 Associated Press 41905 at http://kios.org Bill would help Omaha museum build new facility http://kios.org/post/bill-would-help-omaha-museum-build-new-facility <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Great Blains Black History Museum in Omaha would receive help from the state to build a new building under a proposal in the Nebraska Legislature. Thu, 16 Jan 2014 14:22:13 +0000 Associated Press 41629 at http://kios.org Nebraska lawmaker introduces prison reform plan http://kios.org/post/nebraska-lawmaker-introduces-prison-reform-plan <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker has introduced a plan designed to reduce recidivism and ease overcrowding in the state prison system. Thu, 16 Jan 2014 14:19:55 +0000 Associated Press 41628 at http://kios.org Bill would allow concealed carry in Neb. schools http://kios.org/post/bill-would-allow-concealed-carry-neb-schools <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska teachers and other school employees could carry a concealed handgun in schools if a bill in the Nebraska Legislature becomes law. Wed, 15 Jan 2014 13:57:49 +0000 Associated Press 41576 at http://kios.org Gov. Heineman to call for $370M to $500M in tax cuts http://kios.org/post/gov-heineman-call-370m-500m-tax-cuts <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman will call for $370 million to $500 million in tax cuts in his annual State of the State address to lawmakers. Wed, 15 Jan 2014 13:56:01 +0000 Associated Press 41575 at http://kios.org Neb. Gov. Heineman to propose 'good time' changes http://kios.org/post/neb-gov-heineman-propose-good-time-changes <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman and Attorney General Jon Bruning will propose a prison reform measure that would eliminate automatic "good time" credit for violent offenders. Mon, 13 Jan 2014 20:55:12 +0000 Associated Press 41496 at http://kios.org Iowa Legislature will convene for 100-day session http://kios.org/post/iowa-legislature-will-convene-100-day-session <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Lawmakers are back in Des Moines as the legislative assembly convenes for a session with low expectations. Mon, 13 Jan 2014 14:29:19 +0000 Associated Press 41471 at http://kios.org