LINCOLN--The first day of the 103rd Nebraska Legislative session, Wednesday, Jan. 9, ended with the election of a new speaker and committee chairmen and the swearing in of 11 senators.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers are preparing to commence the 2013 legislative session.
The entire city of Council Bluffs is under a boil water order.
Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle wants violent offenders to be excluded from a state furlough program for inmates.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha officials have a new contract with the city's firefighters. But it has left the city budget $7.3 million in the red.
Former Nebraska GOP Senator Chuck Hagel is President Obama’s nominee for Secretary of Defense.
LINCOLN, NEB. (AP) — Gov. Dave Heineman says he will request an increase in state aid that would allow for a two-year tuition freeze at the University of Nebraska and the State College System.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — About 10,000 state employees will see a 2.25 percent pay raise over each of the next two years, following a newly ratified union contract.
The fiscal cliff deal approved earlier this week by Congress also extended the farm bill.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A state evaluation of TransCanada's route for the Keystone XL oil pipeline through Nebraska has been sent to the governor.