death penalty

Government
11:36 am
Wed May 20, 2015

Unicameral gives final approval to death penalty repeal

Governor Pete Ricketts says he’ll veto bills to repeal Nebraska’s death penalty and end mandatory minimum sentences for some crimes.

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Government
6:14 am
Sat May 16, 2015

Death penalty repeal headed to final vote in Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An effort to repeal the death penalty in Nebraska has cleared another critical vote in the Legislature.

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Government
8:01 am
Fri May 15, 2015

Ricketts: Nebraska has ordered new death penalty drugs

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts says state officials have bought all three drugs required to carry out executions.

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Government
11:43 am
Tue May 14, 2013

Legislation to abolish death penalty off the table in the Unicameral

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposal to abolish the death penalty in Nebraska is dead for the year.

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Government
11:50 am
Thu March 14, 2013

Legislation introduced to abolish death penalty in Nebraska

Nebraska would become the 18th state in the United States to abolish the death penalty under a bill introduced by Senator Ernie Chambers of Omaha.

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