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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would lift Nebraska's ban on religious garb worn by teachers in classrooms has won initial approval from lawmakers.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lawmakers are questioning a proposal that would raise Nebraska's state sales tax and steer the extra revenue into tax credits for low-income residents and property owners.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers are again considering a bill that aims to protect gay and transgender employees from workplace discrimination.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A push to reduce property taxes in this year's legislative session is gaining new support in Nebraska.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers are weighing new regulations on payday loans or allowing payday lenders to offer larger loans with high interest rates.

Mayor Jean Stothert will present the annual State of the City via Facebook Live today at 2:00 p.m.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska residents with major or multiple felony drug convictions could qualify for federal food assistance under a bill that would repeal the state's current ban.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers like to ridicule Washington for its gridlock and partisan bickering. They often insist that East Coast politicians should learn the "Nebraska way" of finding pragmatic, common-sense solutions.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts has approved more than $137 million in cuts from the state budget in the fiscal year that runs through June 30.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker has proposed adding two additional members to a commission that regulates railroads, landline telephones and pipelines.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Douglas County assessor says she's considering options to ease the costly pain of big jumps in property valuations for taxes.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials have started a new search for lethal injection drugs and are backing a proposal that would allow them to conceal a supplier's identity after voters reinstated capital punishment last year.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Educators, attorneys and disability rights advocates are speaking out against a bill that would allow Nebraska teachers to physically restrain disruptive students.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts is touting his property tax proposal as a major change to the way agricultural land is valued even though the state's largest farm groups say it doesn't do enough to help them.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker has renewed the state's perennial effort to allow many motorcyclists to ride without helmets.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraskans filing their tax returns this tax season again have the chance to contribute to a wildlife and habitat conservation fund.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts' income and property tax package is drawing praise from Nebraska's business community, but leading farm groups say it doesn't do enough to address their concerns about rising property taxes.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers still aren't any closer to passing a proposal meant to balance the state's finances during the five months left in the current budget cycle.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska could join eight other Republican-dominated states calling for a convention of states to pass constitutional amendments limiting federal government power.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A former Nebraska Supreme Court justice has been chosen to help investigate the claim that state Sen. Ernie Chambers doesn't live in the district he represents.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts is defending President Donald Trump's order to temporarily suspend immigration for citizens from seven majority Muslim countries.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers are considering legislation aimed at helping teen moms graduate from high school.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — This spring's Omaha mayor's race is shaping up to be an expensive campaign.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha will have to pay $2.75 million extra to complete one of its sewer overhaul projects because a tunnel boring machine got stuck.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers plan to investigate whether the state's longest-serving senator lives in the district he represents.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts says a hiring freeze implemented last fall has eliminated nearly 300 state government positions that he described as unnecessary.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The City Council has approved an ordinance that will allow the creation of entertainment districts in Omaha.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts is defending his decision to recommend $8.2 million in budget cuts to Nebraska's judicial branch, a proposal criticized by the state Supreme Court's chief justice.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's chief Supreme Court justice is warning that proposed budget cuts to the judicial branch could undermine the state's effort to relieve prison crowding.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's chief Supreme Court justice is warning that proposed budget cuts to the judicial branch could undermine the state's effort to relieve prison crowding.

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