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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Private school administrators, parents and advocates say they'll keep pushing Nebraska lawmakers to pass school choice legislation next year.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska state senator is vowing to launch a statewide ballot drive to lower property taxes if lawmakers don't address the issue next year.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Congressman Adrian Smith says cuts to farm subsidies and other rural programs outlined in President Donald Trump's budget proposal will likely be "perceived as unfair cuts" by constituents and Congress.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Legislature's longtime sergeant-at-arms is retiring after a 58-year career in public service.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A member of the Metropolitan Community College District board in Omaha says she wants to represent Nebraska's 2nd District in the U.S. House of Representatives.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have created a new oversight committee to monitor the state's prison system.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have rejected several attempts to override Gov. Pete Ricketts' budget vetoes, citing concerns about the state's finances despite warnings that the governor's cuts would hurt vulnerable residents.

The Omaha Press Club held a special Noon Forum earlier this week focused on Congressman Don Bacon and his first 100 days in office.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts is touting Nebraska's trade relationship with Mexico as the Trump administration prepares for new talks with Mexico and Canada over the North American Free Trade Agreement.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Elected officials and community leaders are applauding the passage of a Nebraska bill that will result in longer prison sentences for people who buy and sell sex.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have adopted resolutions affirming the state's support for refugees and young immigrants who qualify for Deferred Action for Child Arrivals.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — As Nebraska lawmakers prepare to end their legislative session, many of the most high-profile bills have fallen by the wayside but are likely to emerge again next year.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A measure criticized as harmful to Nebraska's craft breweries has been defeated in the Legislature.

Paul Landow, Professor in the Political Science Department at UNO, says the mayoral race was a close, hard fought election.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An effort to amend the Nebraska constitution to require voters to present photo IDs is dead for the year.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have passed an $8.9 billion, two-year state budget after a showdown over state spending and tax collections.

OMAHA, Nebraska (AP) — Democrats have again fallen just short of an election victory as Heath Mello lost the Omaha mayoral race after a fierce debate within the national party over his anti-abortion views.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Convicted felons who finish their prison sentences will still have to wait two years before they can vote in Nebraska.

 

 

Former Nebraska State Senator Heath Mello says he began his career in public service more by accident than anything. Of course, the encouragement he received from his boss and then-senator Ben Nelson helped.

  

 

  

  

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts' tax package may have failed this year, but some advocates and senators say they still hope to salvage property tax legislation in the session's final days.

As the city’s 51stmayor and the city’s first female mayor, Jean Stothert said she’s learned that leadership doesn’t come without its fair share of knocks.

  

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers are debating requiring online retailers to collect sales tax or notify buyers that tax is due.

BOYS TOWN, Neb. (AP) — A Texas teenager has been elected mayor of Boys Town, Nebraska.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A tax cut package backed by Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts has stalled in the Legislature.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have taken the rare step of pulling a bill from committee to debate it on the floor.

The City of Omaha’s General Election takes place Tuesday, May 9th.  Polls are open from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

OMAHA, Nebraska (AP) — Bernie Sanders, who attracted millions of college-aged and young adults to his presidential campaign last year, is following through on a promise he made when he left the race: to promote younger leaders for the Democratic Party.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska legislative committee has advanced a proposed constitutional amendment requiring voters to show a photo ID.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts is turning to the public to try to build support for his income and property tax plan in the face of opposition from some lawmakers and the state's leading farm groups.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have kicked off a debate on a bill that would let state officials hide the identities of lethal injection suppliers in an effort to resume executions.

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