LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts says his proposed budget to lawmakers will prioritize K-12 public education, the state corrections department and services for people with developmental disabilities.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers are preparing for a tight budget in next year's session, with a projected $110 million revenue shortfall that could force them to cut services or tap the state's rainy-day fund.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Senate Democrats have joined House Democrats in calling for Iowa lawmakers to return to the Capitol for a special session to respond to Gov. Terry Branstad's recent budget vetoes.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have given initial approval to an $8.6 billion budget, with new spending for property tax reductions, education and a controversial dental-school project in Omaha.