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Government
8:19 am
Wed January 14, 2015

Nebraska groups unveil school funding, property tax proposal

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker and several advocacy groups say they'll work this year to increase state aid for schools while reducing what rural districts have to generate through property taxes.

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Government
8:12 am
Wed January 14, 2015

Omaha considering registration, inspection program for rooming houses

City officials are looking at a registration and inspection ordinance for rooming houses following a deadly fire last month.

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Government
8:31 am
Tue January 13, 2015

Branstad to offer 2015 plans in Condition of State speech

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad will lay out his 2015 budget plans in his Condition of the State address.

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Nebraska
3:50 pm
Mon January 12, 2015

Attorney: Landowners still have options in pipeline dispute

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska opponents of the Keystone XL oil pipeline say they'll continue to fight the project even though the state's Supreme Court allowed its planned route to stand.

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Government
10:42 am
Mon January 12, 2015

Lawmakers gavel in for 2015 legislative session

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa lawmakers have convened for the 2015 legislative session amid concerns there will be little money for new programs.

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Government
1:22 pm
Thu January 8, 2015

Voter ID, helmet repeal measures among first Nebraska bills

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have introduced the first bills of this year's session, including a voter identification measure and an attempt to repeal the state's motorcycle helmet law.

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Government
3:11 pm
Wed January 7, 2015

Kearney state senator elected speaker of the Legislature

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Legislature has chosen state Sen. Galen Hadley of Kearney as its next speaker.

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Government
3:08 pm
Wed January 7, 2015

Options identified for West Broadway Corridor in Council Bluffs

Council Bluffs officials say several options are being explored as part of the West Broadway Corridor Plan.

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Government
2:55 pm
Tue January 6, 2015

Nebraska tax receipts in December higher than projected

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says Nebraska state tax receipts in December were nearly 9 percent higher than projected.

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Government
2:52 pm
Tue January 6, 2015

Nebraska Legislature returns to session Wednesday

The Nebraska Legislature returns to session Wednesday, with 17 new lawmakers.

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