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7:58 am
Tue April 14, 2015

Nebraska gas tax increase bill headed to final vote

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposed gas tax increase has advanced to a final vote in the Nebraska Legislature, despite vocal opposition.

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8:05 am
Mon April 13, 2015

Tax break dispute raises old question for Nebraska lawmakers

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A dispute over taxes is drawing new attention to an old question Nebraska lawmakers have to answer every year: Who gets a break, and who has to pay?

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Government
9:34 am
Sat April 11, 2015

New York Mayor de Blasio to visit Nebraska, Iowa next week

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — New York Mayor Bill de Blasio will be the keynote speaker for the University of Nebraska Peter J. Hoagland Lecture next week.

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Government
9:31 am
Sat April 11, 2015

Juvenile sentencing bill heads to Branstad despite criticism

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Legislature has passed a bill this session that would allow Iowa courts to continue sentencing juveniles to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

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Government
3:13 pm
Fri April 10, 2015

Iowa Governor signs school start date bill into law

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad has signed a bill that says Iowa schools can start the academic year no earlier than Aug. 23.

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Government
3:11 pm
Fri April 10, 2015

Bill to allow licenses for deferred-action youths advances

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would allow deferred-action youths to qualify for driver's licenses in Nebraska has advanced for debate in the Legislature.

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Government
7:56 am
Thu April 9, 2015

Nebraska Medicaid expansion proposal defeated once again

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A third attempt to expand Nebraska Medicaid coverage under the federal health care law has failed.

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Government
8:00 am
Wed April 8, 2015

Senators vote to expand 'angel investment' tax credit

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have voted to expand a popular tax credit for investors in high-tech startup companies.

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Government
11:42 am
Tue April 7, 2015

Bill to help predict Nebraska state revenue downturns passes

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that could help Nebraska lawmakers anticipate downturns in state revenue has won final approval.

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Government
11:39 am
Tue April 7, 2015

Nebraska senators pass bill to protect pregnant employees

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Mothers-to-be will have better employment protections under a bill passed by Nebraska lawmakers.

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