budget

Government
2:42 pm
Tue April 1, 2014

Nebraska lawmakers vote to override budget vetoes

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have voted to override Gov. Dave Heineman's vetoes of state budget items, including funding for courtyard fountains and a new heating system at the Capitol.

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Government
8:08 am
Mon March 31, 2014

Neb. Gov. Heineman vetoes $65 million from budget

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman has vetoed $65 million from this year's state budget, and is calling on lawmakers to put more toward property tax relief.

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Government
11:30 am
Mon March 24, 2014

Lawmakers approve $7.8 billion budget package

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have approved a $7.8 billion budget package with additional state aid for property tax relief.

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Government
1:59 pm
Tue March 11, 2014

Funding bill for Neb. property tax credit advances

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — New funding for Nebraska property tax relief, water projects and state park renovations has cleared a key vote in the Legislature.

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Government
9:02 am
Tue March 11, 2014

Neb. budget debate focused on taxes, fountains

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers are squabbling over how much money to put into a state fund that helps reduce property taxes, and whether to pay $2.5 million for bronze fountains at the Capitol.

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Government
2:44 pm
Thu March 6, 2014

Legislative leaders: budget shows government works

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.

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Government
11:24 am
Mon February 10, 2014

Auditor says Iowa budget relies on surplus dollars

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.

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Education
1:33 pm
Wed February 5, 2014

Increase in Nebraska school funding advances

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.

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Government
7:56 am
Wed January 15, 2014

Gov. Heineman to call for $370M to $500M in tax cuts

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.

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Government
9:00 am
Tue January 14, 2014

Branstad to present budget for next fiscal year

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad is ready to present his budget plan to lawmakers during the annual "Condition of the State" address.

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