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

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

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