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6:24 am
Sat March 1, 2014

Neb. panel advances $31.5M for water, resources

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Water research and conservation projects would receive $31.5 million in state aid under a measure advanced by a Nebraska legislative committee.

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Government
6:23 am
Sat March 1, 2014

Board predicts Neb. will add $36M to cash reserve

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A state board is predicting Nebraska will collect an additional $99 million in tax revenue, including $36 million for the government's rainy-day fund.

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Government
3:04 pm
Wed February 26, 2014

Iowa lawmakers approve tax credit for veterans

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Veterans in Iowa would receive a larger property tax exemption under a bill approved by a legislative panel.

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Government
1:22 pm
Wed February 26, 2014

Lawmakers debate whether to buy new Neb. plane

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lawmakers have begun a debate over whether to buy, lease or charter a new airplane for Nebraska state officials.

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Government
8:25 am
Mon February 24, 2014

Neb. senator targets 'hold' charges on debit cards

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Hotels, gas stations and restaurants would have to notify customers if they place temporary hold charges on their debit cards, under a bill set for review in the Nebraska Legislature.

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Government
4:30 pm
Sat February 22, 2014

Omaha lawyer to run for Nebraska Attorney General

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha attorney and former Douglas County prosecutor Brian Buescher has joining the race for Nebraska attorney general.

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Government
3:09 pm
Thu February 20, 2014

Iowa Governor's priorities survive legislative deadline

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad's legislative priorities survived a procedural deadline in the Iowa General Assembly this week, while some more controversial bills appeared dead.

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Government
8:01 am
Thu February 20, 2014

Iowa House panel approves anti-bullying measure

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Lawmakers in the Iowa House have approved an anti-bullying measure that would emphasize teacher training standards.

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Government
8:00 am
Thu February 20, 2014

Neb. counties support solicitor regulation bill

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Counties may soon have a way to regulate door-to-door salesmen through a bill in the Nebraska Legislature.

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Government
3:11 pm
Wed February 19, 2014

Nebraska law that allowed Keystone XL struck down

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A judge has struck down a Nebraska law that allowed the Keystone XL oil pipeline to proceed through the state.

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