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6:48 am
Sat March 22, 2014

Bill to boost Neb. animal cruelty law advances

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposal to strengthen Nebraska's animal cruelty law has won first-round approval from lawmakers.

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Government
8:12 am
Fri March 21, 2014

Nebraska senators debate redistricting overhaul

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers are considering an overhaul of the state's process for drawing legislative and congressional districts.

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Government
2:50 pm
Thu March 20, 2014

Opponents try to derail Neb. mountain lion bill

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposal to eliminate Nebraska's mountain lion hunting season has hit a snag in the Legislature.

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Government
10:12 am
Thu March 20, 2014

Heineman reinforces support for 'good time' reform

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Governor Dave Heineman says he still wants to see a reform of Nebraska's "good time" law in the Legislature's efforts to reform state prisons.

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Government
1:50 pm
Wed March 19, 2014

Nebraska lawmakers won't expand Medicaid this year

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposal to expand health care coverage to low-income Nebraskans won't make it out of the Legislature this year.

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Government
8:03 am
Wed March 19, 2014

Iowa House OKs bill to encourage radon testing

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa House has approved a bill that would require state educators to provide schools with information on radon safety and encourage them to test for the gas.

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Government
7:59 am
Wed March 19, 2014

Health, fiscal costs cited in Neb. Medicaid debate

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposal to extend health-care coverage to low-income Nebraskans is once again stirring debate among lawmakers.

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Government
2:59 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

Faith groups endorse Wellness in Nebraska Act

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A group of faith leaders is calling on lawmakers to pass the Wellness in Nebraska Act, which would allow more low-income residents to qualify for Medicaid or subsidized private health insurance.

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Government
2:23 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

City Council to vote Tuesday on removing Crossroads Village bonds

Omaha voters might not be asked in May to approve bonds for the Crossroads Village project.

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Government
7:55 am
Mon March 17, 2014

Wellness in Nebraska Act looks to expand Medicaid

Debate is set to begin Tuesday in the Legislature on a bill that would expand Medicaid in Nebraska.

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