OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's two senators joined with 79 others in voting in favor of a measure that reopened the federal government and avoided a financial default.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha state senator is preparing legislation that would bar students from entering fourth grade if they fail reading proficiency tests in the third grade.
The federal shutdown was the focus of a talk delivered by former U-S Senator Ben Nelson at UNO last week.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A week ago, Rep. Lee Terry appeared to be heading into the 2014 election season unopposed.
FREMONT, Neb. (AP) — Midland University President Ben Sasse (sas) has kicked off his run for U.S. Senate to replace outgoing Republican Sen. Mike Johanns and is spending the next two days touring the state.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Legislature's Tax Modernization Committee is set to hold its final public hearings in Omaha and Lincoln.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha congressman has changed his mind and now says he won't take a paycheck until furloughed federal workers are paid.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett says he's confident the federal budget dispute will eventually be resolved.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Governor Dave Heineman says it's too soon to know how the federal government's partial shutdown will affect Nebraska state government.
The government shutdown is embarrassing for our country’s image around the world. So says Paul Landow, Professor in the Political Science Department at UNO.