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6:23 am
Sat January 11, 2014

Neb. lawmaker: Make graduate loans tax-deductible

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A legislative panel will consider a bill this year that would make college loans for graduate degrees tax-deductible in Nebraska.

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Government
6:21 am
Sat January 11, 2014

Branstad to hold renewable fuel hearing

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Governor Terry Branstad says he will host a public hearing on a proposal that would reduce the amount of ethanol in the nation's fuel supply.

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Government
8:12 am
Thu January 9, 2014

Bill would expand Nebraska child care tax credit

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Families with children or dependents could qualify for a slightly larger tax credit under a bill introduced in the Legislature.

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Government
2:22 pm
Wed January 8, 2014

Sen. Fischer opposed to funding mechanism for unemployment insurance measure

U.S. Senator Deb Fischer of Nebraska says she’s opposed to advancing a bill that would extend unemployment insurance benefits for three months.

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Government
7:58 am
Wed January 8, 2014

Taxes top agenda as Neb. Legislature convenes

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Legislature will convene for a 60-day session expected to focus on taxes but also include other issues ranging from Medicaid expansion to prison reform.

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Government
7:56 am
Wed January 8, 2014

State Senator proposes selling or privatizing MUD

A state Senator from Omaha says he’ll introduce a bill to sell or privatize the Metropolitan Utilities District.

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Government
3:00 pm
Mon January 6, 2014

Nebraska Legislature returns to session Wednesday

State Senator Heath Mello says he’ll support legislation in the upcoming session to address prison overcrowding and good time laws.

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Government
5:40 am
Mon January 6, 2014

Council Bluffs' new Mayor discusses his priorities

Council Bluffs’ new Mayor begins his first week on the job Monday.

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Government
8:03 am
Fri January 3, 2014

Iowa awarded $1.36M for solar tax credits in 2013

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Revenue Department says the state awarded $1.36 million in tax credits to Iowa people and companies for installing solar energy systems last year.

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Government
8:00 am
Fri January 3, 2014

Nebraska vets' home makes national priority list

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The planned Central Nebraska Veterans Home in Kearney has been added to a national priority list for federal construction grants.

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