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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts has been chosen serve as vice chairman of the Republican Governors Association in 2018.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Despite a state budget crunch and a push to lower property taxes, Nebraska lawmakers will likely face another debate over income taxes in next year's session.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker who has fought unsuccessfully to expand Medicaid in the state says he will introduce a measure next year that would place the issue on the November 2018 ballot.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The annual campaign to sign Nebraska residents up for health insurance through the federal marketplace could hit more snags than usual this year under new Trump administration policies, and advocates say rural areas will be hardest-hit.

PAPILLION, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Accountability and Disclosure Commission has collected a fine assessed in 2006 against a Bellevue city councilman who'd run unsuccessfully for the state Legislature.

PAPILLION, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Accountability and Disclosure Commission has collected a fine assessed in 2006 against a Bellevue city councilman who'd run unsuccessfully for the state Legislature.

Tech giants are testifying before a Senate Judiciary subcommittee on Tuesday about Russian efforts to spread disinformation in the U.S. Representatives of Facebook, Twitter and Google, along with two national security analysts, will speak with lawmakers about ways that Russia has used the social media platforms.

Click here to view the proceedings.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts says he'll look for ways to restrict state spending in next year's session in response to a projected tax revenue shortfall.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska is working to change underrepresentation of women in all levels of politics, particularly local government.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The U.S. Senate has confirmed Nebraska Department of Agriculture Director Greg Ibach for undersecretary of marketing and regulatory programs in the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A northeast Nebraska hog farmer and educator is running for a seat in Nebraska's 3rd Congressional District.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts and first lady Suzanne Shore are touting the benefits of local services to keep children out of the child welfare and juvenile justice systems.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's job-licensing requirements will face renewed scrutiny in next year's legislative session if a lawmaker and two unlikely allies have their way.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's secretary of state says he will continue to withhold voting data from President Donald Trump's election commission until he gets more information about how the data will be used and kept secure.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Former Nebraska U.S. Rep. Brad Ashford is kicking off his campaign to return to Congress.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's population is aging, and lawmakers want to know what to do about it.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Republican Rep. Adrian Smith says he doesn't fault President Donald Trump for reaching out to Democrats on immigration issues, but says he's not ready to back a proposal that would give legal protections to immigrants illegally brought to the country as children.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska law approved last year without debate has set the nation's highest hurdle for independent candidates to qualify for races such as governor and U.S. Senate, contradicting the state's history of downplaying partisan politics.

OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. (AP) — U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis is set to visit U.S. Strategic Command headquarters at Offutt Air Force Base south of Omaha.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska state Sen. Bob Krist is leaving the Republican Party and launching an independent bid for governor.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska state senator from Lincoln says he is running for another term.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Douglas County Attorney Don Kleine has announced he will seek re-election to a fourth term next year.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Former University of Nebraska Regent and 2014 Democratic gubernatorial candidate Chuck Hassebrook is running for an open seat in the Legislature.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska state senator from Omaha says she plans to seek re-election next year, squelching rumors that she might run for Douglas County assessor.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Lincoln city councilwoman wants to replace Deb Fischer in the U.S. Senate.

This Saturday, residents of South Omaha are invited to a forum to meet and talk with their elected officials.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nearly all of the Nebraska prisoners serving life without parole for crimes they committed as juveniles got new sentences in response to a U.S. Supreme Court ruling, but for some it made little difference.

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — Council members in an Omaha suburb have voted to condemn and tear down an eyesore carwash owned by a fellow member.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Attempts by Omaha leaders to upgrade 300 miles of substandard residential streets have opened old wounds between the City Hall and residents of a former city that was annexed into Omaha.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha City Council has approved a special occupation tax for the under-construction Capitol District.

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