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3:17 pm
Thu May 8, 2014

Nebraska net tax receipts below April projections

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new state report says Nebraska's net tax collections in April fell more than 7 percent below projections.

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Government
3:05 pm
Thu May 8, 2014

2-year voter fraud investigation report released

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Secretary of State Matt Schultz says his two-year investigation into voter fraud has found 117 cases of illegal voting out of 238 cases investigated.

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Government
8:04 am
Thu May 8, 2014

Democratic leader blocks Senate vote on Keystone

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats are refusing to let supporters of the Keystone XL oil pipeline to use an energy efficiency bill as a vehicle to attempt winning congressional approval for the controversial project.

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Government
6:06 am
Thu May 8, 2014

Two Democrats and Four Republicans will run in the primary election for Attorney General

In the Democratic race, Allan Eurek will face off against Janet Stewart.  Eurek, a real estate attorney, has pledged to give the state’s legal businesses priority over national cases.  Stewart, a 24-year employee of Mutual of Omaha, has advised business clients and managed case loads in several jurisdictions.

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Government
10:57 am
Mon May 5, 2014

Court rejects challenge to Nebraska city's immigration law

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has rejected a challenge to a Nebraska city ordinance that bans renting homes to immigrants living in the country illegally.

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Government
8:05 am
Mon May 5, 2014

Oversight panel ready for testimony under oath

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — With the legislative session adjourned, members of the Senate Government Oversight Committee are poised to renew an investigation into state employment issues aided by the authority to subpoena witnesses.

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Government
8:03 am
Mon May 5, 2014

New death penalty debate resonates in Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The bungled execution of an inmate in Oklahoma is casting new attention on the death penalty in Nebraska, where capital punishment remains on the books but no one has been executed in nearly two decades.

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Government
10:57 am
Fri May 2, 2014

Iowa Senate approves subpoena resolution, adjourns

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Senate has adjourned for the year, officially putting an end to the 2014 legislative session, 10 days past the anticipated April 22 end date.

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Government
6:06 am
Fri May 2, 2014

Republican Congressman Jeff Fortenberry Faces Competition in Primary

Congressman Jeff Fortenberry

On May 13th, incumbent District 1 Republican Congressman Jeff Fortenberry will face Republican challenger Dennis Parker in the primary election.

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Government
3:20 pm
Thu May 1, 2014

Bipartisan bill approves pipeline construction

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate supporters of the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline have introduced legislation authorizing its immediate construction and say they expect the measure will come to a vote in the coming days.

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