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8:48 am
Mon December 16, 2013

Senator Nordquist launches petition calling for health care for all

Healthcarefairness.com is an online petition Senator Jeremy Nordquist launched on December 3rd to allow citizens to voice their support for expanded health coverage in Nebraska.

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Government
3:35 pm
Fri December 13, 2013

Report: No major changes needed in Neb. tax system

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Legislature's Tax Modernization Committee has concluded that no major changes are needed in Nebraska's tax system.

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Government
2:27 pm
Thu December 12, 2013

Douglas County sets salary for combined Assessor/Register of Deeds office

Douglas County’s new Assessor/Register of Deeds will be paid $120,000 a year.

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Government
1:19 pm
Thu December 12, 2013

New Education Commissioner chosen

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The state education board has chosen Matthew Blomstedt to serve as Nebraska's new education commissioner.

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Government
8:07 am
Thu December 12, 2013

Governor makes new appointment to Nebraska Legislature

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Governor Dave Heineman has appointed a retired U.S. Air Force colonel to an open seat in the Nebraska Legislature, only days after his first pick withdrew amid questions about his nonpayment of campaign finance fines.

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Government
8:01 am
Thu December 12, 2013

Sen. Fischer: farm bill unlikely before January

It’s unlikely a new farm bill will come before Congress by the end of this year.

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Government
11:16 am
Wed December 11, 2013

Nebraska A.G. Bruning diagnosed with colon cancer

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning says he will undergo surgery on Thursday for colon cancer.

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Government
10:42 am
Wed December 11, 2013

Nearly 2,000 in Nebraska have selected marketplace plan

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says nearly 2,000 Nebraskans have signed up for a health care plan out of nearly 23,000 who applied through the new federal marketplace.

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Government
8:12 am
Wed December 11, 2013

Nebraska tax receipts above estimates in November

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Department of Revenue says net tax collections in November were nearly 5 percent higher than projected.

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Government
8:09 am
Wed December 11, 2013

Nebraska lawmakers eye ways to improve college savings

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lawmakers are looking to increase participation in Nebraska's state-sponsored college savings plan, which is disproportionately used by higher-income families.

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