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4:00 am
Mon April 15, 2013

Bill would raise vehicle registration fee $7, end park permit fee for Nebraskans

A bill in the Nebraska Legislature would do away with park permit requirements for Nebraskans, but replace it with an additional fee.

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Government
9:46 am
Wed April 10, 2013

Nebraska lawmakers give first-round approval to foster care legislation

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would help Nebraska qualify for more federal foster care money has won first-round approval from lawmakers.

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Government
2:01 pm
Tue April 9, 2013

Fischer: Congress can balance fiscal responsibility and funding important needs

Nebraska’s junior U.S. Senator says Congress can balance fiscal responsibility with funding critical programs.

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Government
8:29 am
Tue April 9, 2013

Lawmakers debate sentencing guidelines for juveniles

Juveniles convicted of Class 1A felonies would no longer face a mandatory life sentence without the possibility of parole under a bill introduced by Senator Brad Ashford of Omaha, which the Legislature debated Monday.

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Government
8:10 am
Mon April 8, 2013

Study prompts delay in legislative proposals on taxes

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposal to study Nebraska's tax system has prompted lawmakers to delay action on tax proposals.

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Government
6:17 am
Sat April 6, 2013

Neb. lawmaker wants vote on city sales-tax repeal

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska state senator known for his mastery of legislative rules is trying to force a vote on his proposal to repeal a city sales-tax measure.

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Government
2:29 pm
Fri April 5, 2013

Lawmakers pass a measure to help youths transitioning out of foster care

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have granted first-round approval to a measure that would give housing assistance to youths aging out of foster care.

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Government
8:40 am
Fri April 5, 2013

Groups rally for immigration reform

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — More than 40 Nebraska organizations are urging Congress to consider laws that would create a clear path to citizenship for immigrants already residing in the U.S.

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Government
8:37 am
Fri April 5, 2013

Unicameral advances bill cutting number of early voting days

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers advanced a measure to reduce the number of days in which registered voters can cast their ballots in person.

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Government
4:35 pm
Wed April 3, 2013

Federal budget cuts force cancellation of Offutt air show

OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. (AP) — The annual air show at Offutt Air Force Base south of Omaha has been canceled because of federal budget cuts.

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