DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Legislative leaders say they agreed before the current session started to arrive at broad budget figures on which Republicans and Democrats could agree to prove that divided state government can work.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — State Auditor Mary Mosiman says the governor's budget proposal uses surplus fund dollars to cover some expenses, a practice she says taxpayers should be aware of.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's K-12 public schools would receive an additional $35.7 million in state equalization aid under a bill that won first-round approval in the Legislature.
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.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad is ready to present his budget plan to lawmakers during the annual "Condition of the State" address.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad is starting a series of public budget hearings to get input from state department heads.
Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert has made an offer to the Professional Firefighters Association that she says could avoid layoffs.
Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert’s office says layoff notices are going to 19 firefighters.
A UNO political scientist says Wednesday’s vote to end the government shutdown and raise the debt ceiling accomplished very little.
Votes on a resolution to fund the federal government through December 15th could happen this weekend.