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1:22 pm
Thu January 8, 2015

Voter ID, helmet repeal measures among first Nebraska bills

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have introduced the first bills of this year's session, including a voter identification measure and an attempt to repeal the state's motorcycle helmet law.

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Government
11:41 am
Thu January 8, 2015

Senate panel approves Keystone bill despite veto threat

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bill to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline cleared a key Senate committee Thursday, setting up a floor debate next week as Majority Leader Mitch McConnell called on President Barack Obama to rescind his veto threat.

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Government
3:11 pm
Wed January 7, 2015

Kearney state senator elected speaker of the Legislature

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Legislature has chosen state Sen. Galen Hadley of Kearney as its next speaker.

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Government
3:08 pm
Wed January 7, 2015

Options identified for West Broadway Corridor in Council Bluffs

Council Bluffs officials say several options are being explored as part of the West Broadway Corridor Plan.

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Government
8:34 am
Wed January 7, 2015

Ben Sasse takes oath of office as Nebraska's new US senator

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Ben Sasse has been sworn into office as Nebraska's newest U.S. senator.

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Government
2:55 pm
Tue January 6, 2015

Nebraska tax receipts in December higher than projected

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says Nebraska state tax receipts in December were nearly 9 percent higher than projected.

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Government
2:52 pm
Tue January 6, 2015

Nebraska Legislature returns to session Wednesday

The Nebraska Legislature returns to session Wednesday, with 17 new lawmakers.

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Government
12:12 pm
Mon January 5, 2015

Report: Rural Nebraskans pay more in property, income taxes

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report by a think tank says Nebraskans in rural areas generally paid more in property and state income taxes in recent years than their urban counterparts.

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Government
8:43 am
Mon January 5, 2015

Nebraska lawmakers preparing for busy 2015 session

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers will kick off their 2015 session this week with an expected focus on property taxes and prison reform.

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Government
1:00 pm
Thu January 1, 2015

Nebraska Attorney General-elect Peterson names senior staff

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Attorney General-elect Doug Peterson has named senior members of his staff for when he takes office.

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