election

Politics & Elections
10:57 am
Wed September 24, 2014

Legal challenge to placing Foley on ballot ends

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Libertarian candidate for governor has decided to end his legal challenge to putting Mike Foley's name on the November ballot as the Republican candidate for lieutenant governor.

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Politics & Elections
8:36 am
Wed September 24, 2014

Democrats hope to regain majority in Iowa House

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republicans hold a narrow majority in the Iowa House, but Democrats said Tuesday they are hoping they can flip some seats in November and take control.

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Politics & Elections
2:18 pm
Wed September 17, 2014

Report: Wage hike would boost pay for 143,000 workers

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report by a national group says nearly one in six Nebraska workers would see a pay increase if voters opt to raise the state's minimum wage.

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Government
8:32 am
Mon September 15, 2014

Horse groups not giving up Nebraska court ruling

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A ballot measure to allow machine betting on old horse races may have died in court this year, but supporters are already looking ahead to 2016.

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Politics & Elections
8:47 am
Fri September 12, 2014

Biden returning to key presidential state of Iowa

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden is returning to the key presidential state of Iowa next week, reminding voters not to count him out of the next presidential campaign.

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Politics & Elections
1:26 pm
Wed September 10, 2014

Ricketts can have Heidemann removed from ballot

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska secretary of state says Republican gubernatorial candidate Pete Ricketts can replace former Lt. Gov. Lavon Heidemann as his running mate on the November ballot.

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Politics & Elections
8:21 am
Wed September 10, 2014

Gale to announce decision on Ricketts-Foley ballot

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Secretary of State John Gale says his office is reviewing whether Republican gubernatorial candidate Pete Ricketts can switch his running mate on the November ballot.

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Politics & Elections
4:15 pm
Tue September 9, 2014

Ricketts names Foley as new running mate

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Republican candidate for governor Pete Ricketts has named Mike Foley as his new running mate.

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Government
8:23 am
Thu August 28, 2014

Horse-racing measure now in Nebraska court's hands

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An attempt to invalidate a ballot measure that would allow electronic betting on old horse races is now in the hands of the Nebraska Supreme Court.

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Politics & Elections
10:35 am
Mon August 25, 2014

Heineman opposes minimum wage increase proposal

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Dave Heineman opposes the ballot measure to increase the minimum wage in Nebraska to $9 an hour by 2016.

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