budget

Government
9:33 am
Mon May 27, 2013

Some spending bills shelved as Unicameral prepares to wrap up its session

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Some spending bills are falling by the wayside as Nebraska lawmakers prepare to finish the legislative session next month.

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Government
2:22 pm
Mon May 13, 2013

Gov. Heineman vetoes teacher retirement system legislation

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman has vetoed a teacher retirement bill, arguing that a proposed increase in the state's contribution is unsustainable.

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Government
6:05 am
Sat May 11, 2013

Lawmakers give first round approval to budget legislation

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have advanced a new, $7.8 billion state budget for the next two fiscal years.

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Government
10:31 am
Fri May 10, 2013

Nebraska lawmakers advance main budget bill

LINCOLN --  Nebraska senators voted 36-0 to advance the state’s main budget bill after a two-day debate over several amendments related to property tax relief, railroad inspectors and funding for the University of Nebraska.

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Government
12:29 pm
Thu May 9, 2013

Debate over state airplane resurfaces in Nebraska Legislature

Debate over the pending purchase of a $2.2 million airplane by the state resurfaced in the Legislature Wednesday during discussion on the main budget bill.

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Government
9:38 am
Wed May 8, 2013

Lawmakers begin debate on budget bills

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lawmakers have started to debate a series of bills that will make up Nebraska's next state budget.

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Government
2:01 pm
Tue April 9, 2013

Fischer: Congress can balance fiscal responsibility and funding important needs

Nebraska’s junior U.S. Senator says Congress can balance fiscal responsibility with funding critical programs.

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Government
4:35 pm
Wed April 3, 2013

Federal budget cuts force cancellation of Offutt air show

OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. (AP) — The annual air show at Offutt Air Force Base south of Omaha has been canceled because of federal budget cuts.

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Government
1:37 pm
Tue March 12, 2013

Stratcom Commander: sequester could hurt mission, operations

The leader of U.S. Strategic Command says the Defense Department’s share of the $85 billion in spending cuts could eventually impact operations.

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Government
8:25 am
Tue January 8, 2013

New contract with Firefighters to cost city over $7 million

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha officials have a new contract with the city's firefighters. But it has left the city budget $7.3 million in the red.

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