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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts is calling on lawmakers to pass a property tax overhaul, merge state agencies and approve incremental income tax cuts that would begin in 2020.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Don Bacon of Nebraska has been chosen to serve on the House Agriculture Committee.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A push to require public votes for Nebraska committee leadership positions is facing criticism from some lawmakers who see it as an affront to the state's nonpartisan Legislature.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts is proposing an effort to eliminate a variety of job-licensing requirements.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Two state agencies that serve Nebraska veterans would merge under a new proposal backed by Gov. Pete Ricketts.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska senators have unveiled a new legislative package intended to provide services for youths who are involved in the child welfare system or juvenile court.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A lack of health care in rural Nebraska is prompting a new push by lawmakers to expand telehealth services.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — All Nebraska lawmakers younger than 40 have joined a bipartisan group with a goal of recruiting and retaining more young people in the state.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska state government would see a net budget cut of $151 million over the next six months under a plan floated by Gov. Pete Ricketts.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad says he doesn't plan to recommend tax cuts this session, dealing a potential blow to a key priority for the new Republican-majority Legislature.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Sen. Charles Grassley says he doesn't think he'll be condemned for moving quickly on a Donald Trump nominee for U.S. Supreme Court after refusing last year to hold hearings on President Barack Obama's nominee, Merrick Garland.

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A former Council Bluffs candidate for mayor has been charged with stealing vending machines in Nebraska.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have kicked off a new session with 17 new members and a looming budget gap.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have chosen Sen. Jim Scheer of Norfolk as their new speaker.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Among the issues facing the Legislature and its Executive Board as the 2017 session begins this week is where one of its members lives and whether he may remain a member.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts says he's confident the state can reduce income and property taxes and balance the budget despite an $895 million projected revenue shortfall.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Among the issues facing the Legislature and its Executive Board as the 2017 session begins this week is where one of its members lives and whether he may remain a member.

The US Census Bureau released their latest population estimates for all states this month.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha City Council has approved creation of a nonprofit to give subsidies to groups that bring convention business to town.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's presidential electors have stuck to their commitment to support Republican Donald Trump.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska residents shouldn't face as many obstacles when applying for certain public benefits under new reforms unveiled by Gov. Pete Ricketts.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A legislative committee is ending its oversight of a Nebraska public benefits program that was once plagued by problems.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials are reporting a sharp decline in jobless claims and benefits paid out this year as well as lower unemployment tax rates for businesses.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska group is working to eliminate what it considers cumbersome job-licensing requirements that create a drag on the state economy.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — One of the four Nebraska liquor stores that sell millions of cans of beer near the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation has been sanctioned for selling to a minor.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Officials from some of Nebraska's largest counties say their voting equipment is becoming outdated and will soon need to be replaced.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska farm group that has long pushed lawmakers to lower property taxes on rural land has broadened its pitch to benefit home and business owners, but some senators are more interested in cutting income taxes.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The state wants the Nebraska Supreme Court to let the Nebraska Judicial Branch keep confidential the documents that state judges get in training sessions.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's presidential electors are getting deluged with messages trying to sway them before they vote for Republican Donald Trump this month, but state law has already tied their hands.

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