Associated Press

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts has vetoed a bill that would allow immigrants granted temporary lawful status after coming to the country illegally to work in more than 170 professions.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska has signed contracts to offer three health plans under the state's new integrated Medicaid managed care program.

CENTRAL CITY, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska USDA Rural Development will be in Central City later this month to join other community around the state celebrating Earth Day.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts says he will veto a bill that would allow state employees to receive per diem reimbursement for travel costs instead of reporting their actual expenses.

FREMONT, Neb. (AP) — Officials have announced that Costco Wholesale Corp. is the company behind the proposed chicken plant in Dodge County.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The state's spending website could publish financial records from dozens more state agencies under a measure passed by Nebraska lawmakers.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have passed the final piece of a property tax package championed by Gov. Pete Ricketts.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Young immigrants who entered the country illegally but were granted lawful status could qualify for more than 100 professional and commercial licenses under a bill approved by Nebraska lawmakers.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers can keep eating lunches and dinners paid for by lobbyists, at least for now.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska wildlife regulators could raise hunting and fishing permit fees to cover their expenses under a bill headed to Gov. Pete Ricketts' desk.