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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's net tax receipts were slightly higher than estimated in January.

Governor Pete Ricketts wants Nebraska lawmakers to act on tax reform and transportation issues this legislative session.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad has told Iowa lawmakers he wants to invest more money in education and water quality initiatives for the upcoming fiscal year.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska state government collected about $14 million less than expected in December.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's state government tax collections in November were more than 1 percent higher than expected.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A House Republican leader says Iowa lawmakers will need to make deep cuts to the budget next year, but he did not elaborate.

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.

A two-year federal budget deal is awaiting President Obama’s signature.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A panel of state budget experts is lowering Iowa revenue projections for the current fiscal year.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — State Auditor Mary Mosiman says a property tax cut approved two years ago is a significant ongoing cost for the state budget.

Public hearing Tuesday on Omaha Mayor's 2016 budget plan

Aug 11, 2015

A public hearing is scheduled for this evening on Omaha’s 2016 budget.

Douglas County budget includes more money for bridge projects

Aug 7, 2015

Douglas County’s new fiscal year budget does not include a property tax increase.

Support for workforce programs in 2016 Omaha budget proposal

Jul 23, 2015

Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert’s 2016 budget proposal includes more than one million dollars for job training and workforce development programs.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Legislature's fiscal office says state government continues to have a healthy cash reserve, with a projected balance of nearly $729 million.

Omaha’s Police and Fire Departments will both add personnel in 2016 if Mayor Jean Stothert’s budget proposal is approved.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad says a Democratic effort to hold a special legislative session to override his budget vetoes will not succeed.

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.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad says he vetoed several appropriations approved by lawmakers because he opposes one-time spending for ongoing expenses.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Under a compromise budget deal in the Legislature, the state will spend about $7.3 billion for the coming fiscal year, with some additional dollars coming to schools.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Legislative leaders are back in the Iowa Capitol trying to resolve their budget differences so they can adjourn for the year.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Budget haggling continues in the Iowa Legislature, as lawmakers seek a compromise financial deal for the next fiscal year.

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.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska property owners could see their tax bills lowered by a collective $200 million annually under a tentative state budget.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad will lay out his 2015 budget plans in his Condition of the State address.

Lawmakers could begin voting Thursday on a spending bill to fund the government through next September.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's state tax revenue likely won't grow as fast in the future because of a law passed earlier this year.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Officials say the city of Omaha will have about $6.1 million more than originally projected by the year's end due in part to an increase in sales tax revenue.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Governor Dave Heineman says he's received budget requests from virtually every agency in state government, but he's waiting for one straggler: the Nebraska Legislature.

Omaha Mayor vetoes four amendments to 2015 budget

Sep 4, 2014

Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert has vetoed four amendments to the city’s budget, but kept one for additional police officers.

Omaha City Council approves 2015 budget, with amendments

Aug 27, 2014

The Omaha City Council has approved Mayor Jean Stothert's 2015 budget, with a few amendments.

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