LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Omaha businessman Pete Ricketts still has a cash advantage in the final days of the Nebraska gubernatorial primary, but he was outraised by state Sen. Beau McCoy and Attorney General Jon Bruning in the last reporting period before the May 13 election.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — With the legislative session adjourned, members of the Senate Government Oversight Committee are poised to renew an investigation into state employment issues aided by the authority to subpoena witnesses.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The bungled execution of an inmate in Oklahoma is casting new attention on the death penalty in Nebraska, where capital punishment remains on the books but no one has been executed in nearly two decades.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate supporters of the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline have introduced legislation authorizing its immediate construction and say they expect the measure will come to a vote in the coming days.