LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Health care advocates are urging Nebraska lawmakers to expand Medicaid coverage as part of the federal health care law, while the state's Medicaid chief says the program is too expensive.
Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle says job creation has to be the city’s top priority.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Governor Dave Heineman is holding firm in his opposition to a proposed Medicaid expansion that could come as a result of the federal health care law.
The Nebraska Legislature’s Judiciary Committee held a hearing Wednesday afternoon on LB379, the Truth in Sentencing Bill.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Lawmakers in the state House and Senate are miles apart when it comes to their budget goals.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — State Sen. Scott Lautenbaugh has been ticketed on suspicion of drunken driving in his northwest Omaha district.
A Nebraska native, UNO graduate and Vietnam War veteran is now the U.S. Secretary of Defense, and he comes in to the position at a time when the Defense Department faces major budget cuts.
Former U.S. Senator Chuck Hagel will be the next Secretary of Defense.
LINCOLN – The State Board of Education could adopt new nationwide curriculum standards for Nebraska’s public schools under a bill introduced by Sen. Jim Scheer of Norfolk.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A key lawmaker in Nebraska's tax debate has released new details about a proposal to create a tax-modernization committee.