LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Dave Heineman has asked the Legislature's tax-policy committee to kill both of his tax-reform proposals so lawmakers can start a new, inclusive discussion over Nebraska's tax climate.
Omaha and Bellevue will get technical assistance from the EPA for sustainability programs.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Senate Democrats are proposing a plan for reducing commercial property taxes that they say would help small businesses more than Governor Terry Branstad's tax proposal.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha state senator is asking her fellow lawmakers to reverse a law that has cut in half the number of voting places available in her district.
Former Nebraska State Senator Lavon Heidemann is the state’s new Lieutenant Governor.
Nebraska’s U.S. Senators have mixed reactions to President Obama’s State of the Union address.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The names of Iowans with permits to acquire or carry guns would become private information under legislation proposed by a Republican lawmaker.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A bitterly divided Senate panel has voted to approve the nomination of Chuck Hagel to be the nation's defense secretary.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The horse racing industry is dismissing an anti-gambling group's allegations that the industry wants to stop live horse racing during a hearing on horse racing bills.
More than 76,000 people in Nebraska and southwest Iowa sought assistance last year by way of 211.