LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska is considering repealing the death penalty amid a shortage of lethal injection drugs.
Efforts to do away with mandatory minimum sentences for some crimes and end the death penalty in Nebraska are being met with criticism.
Congressman Brad Ashford was the special guest at an Omaha Press Club Noon Forum earlier this month.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An effort to scale back the use of mandatory minimum prison sentences in Nebraska has won first-round approval from lawmakers.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A coalition of Nebraska lawmakers says the state's death penalty conflicts with conservative values and should be repealed.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Pregnant workers will have the right to easier workloads and modified schedules under a new Nebraska law.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposed gas tax increase has advanced to a final vote in the Nebraska Legislature, despite vocal opposition.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A dispute over taxes is drawing new attention to an old question Nebraska lawmakers have to answer every year: Who gets a break, and who has to pay?
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Legislature has passed a bill this session that would allow Iowa courts to continue sentencing juveniles to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad has signed a bill that says Iowa schools can start the academic year no earlier than Aug. 23.