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7:59 am
Wed March 19, 2014

Health, fiscal costs cited in Neb. Medicaid debate

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposal to extend health-care coverage to low-income Nebraskans is once again stirring debate among lawmakers.

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Government
2:59 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

Faith groups endorse Wellness in Nebraska Act

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A group of faith leaders is calling on lawmakers to pass the Wellness in Nebraska Act, which would allow more low-income residents to qualify for Medicaid or subsidized private health insurance.

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Government
2:23 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

City Council to vote Tuesday on removing Crossroads Village bonds

Omaha voters might not be asked in May to approve bonds for the Crossroads Village project.

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Government
7:55 am
Mon March 17, 2014

Wellness in Nebraska Act looks to expand Medicaid

Debate is set to begin Tuesday in the Legislature on a bill that would expand Medicaid in Nebraska.

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Government
8:07 am
Fri March 14, 2014

Neb. property tax relief bill for vets advanced

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Some Nebraska veterans could receive more property tax relief under a bill moving through the Legislature.

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Government
1:44 pm
Thu March 13, 2014

Solar tax credit expansion passes Senate committee

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A bill that increases available state money to encourage installation of solar power systems in Iowa has passed a Senate committee and moves forward to the full Senate.

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Government
8:05 am
Thu March 13, 2014

Road-financing bill hits roadblock in Legislature

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill to allow bond financing for Nebraska road projects is hitting a roadblock in the Legislature.

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Government
2:37 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

Neb. net tax collections higher than expected Feb.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says Nebraska's net tax receipts were 7.1 percent higher than expected in February.

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Government
1:00 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

School funding for 2015 again shot down in Iowa House

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — House Democrats have tried once again to push Republicans to debate a bill that would provide school districts with a 6 percent increase in funding for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2015.

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Government
12:57 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

Neb. tax exemption for military retirees advances

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Military retirees who choose to live in Nebraska could receive a partial tax break, under a bill set for debate in the Legislature.

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