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2:10 pm
Tue April 22, 2014

Heineman vetoes nurse practitioner regulation bill

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nurse practitioners will still need to collaborate with physicians in order to practice in Nebraska, after the governor vetoed a bill that would have changed state regulations.

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Government
12:19 pm
Tue April 22, 2014

Bill proposes new state hiring, firing practices

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Senate Government Oversight Committee is proposing a bill that would make sweeping changes in some state government practices.

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Government
7:58 am
Tue April 22, 2014

Heineman signs Nebraska autism coverage bill

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An estimated 1,000 Nebraskans will receive insurance coverage for autism therapies under a new state law.

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Government
8:06 am
Mon April 21, 2014

Same issues, new faces for 2015 Nebraska session

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers will face many of the same issues in 2015 that they failed to pass this year, but more than one-third of the senators will be new.

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Government
6:33 am
Sat April 19, 2014

Hearing to consider voting policies in 4 states

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Civil rights groups are planning a hearing to consider how to improve elections administration and expand access to voting in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska.

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Government
2:09 pm
Fri April 18, 2014

US delays review of Keystone XL pipeline

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department is giving federal agencies more time to review the Keystone XL pipeline before deciding whether to issue a permit.

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Government
7:59 am
Fri April 18, 2014

Nebraska lawmakers adjourn from 2014 session

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have finished their session having passed major legislation to lower taxes, reduce prison crowding and pay for water conservation projects.

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Government
7:52 am
Thu April 17, 2014

Branstad backs extension of health care policies

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Governor Terry Branstad says Iowa has agreed to a federal recommendation that will allow thousands of residents to hang onto health insurance policies that don't meet the requirements of the Affordable Care Act.

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Government
7:49 am
Thu April 17, 2014

Heineman signs Neb. water sustainability bill

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Governor Dave Heineman has signed a bill designed to help Nebraska prepare for floods, water shortages and water quality problems.

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Government
2:32 pm
Tue April 15, 2014

Iowa Senate approves disabled veterans tax credit

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A bill meant to further relieve the financial stress of disabled veterans in the state has won the unanimous support of the Iowa Senate.

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