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Government
6:06 am
Wed January 15, 2014

Nebraska Roadway Safety Act combines key traffic safety measures

The Nebraska Roadway Safety Act combines several important elements into one legislative bill, LB 807.

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Government
2:13 pm
Tue January 14, 2014

Lawmakers unveil new Nebraska Medicaid proposal

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska would use its state Medicaid program and private health insurers to cover low-income residents, under a new proposal in the Legislature.

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Government
9:00 am
Tue January 14, 2014

Branstad to present budget for next fiscal year

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad is ready to present his budget plan to lawmakers during the annual "Condition of the State" address.

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Health/Medical
8:06 am
Tue January 14, 2014

More than 14K in Neb. have chosen health plan

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says more than 14,000 Nebraska residents have successfully chosen a health insurance plan out of nearly 43,000 who have applied as part of the federal health care law.

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Government
4:00 am
Tue January 14, 2014

Public hearing Tuesday on $92 million bond proposal

Omaha voters could be asked in May to approve or reject $92 million in bonds for a variety of projects.

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Government
4:00 am
Tue January 14, 2014

Sarpy County surpasses 100,000 registered voters

Sarpy County is the third county in Nebraska to have a registered voter population exceeding 100,000.

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Government
8:29 am
Mon January 13, 2014

Iowa Legislature will convene for 100-day session

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Lawmakers are back in Des Moines as the legislative assembly convenes for a session with low expectations.

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Government
8:17 am
Mon January 13, 2014

Bill would have Nebraska recognize tribal rulings

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers will debate a bill this year that would require the state to recognize civil rulings made by American Indian tribal courts.

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Government
8:15 am
Mon January 13, 2014

Nebraska lawmakers to begin floor debate Monday

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers will begin debating legislation for the 2014 session on Monday.

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Government
6:23 am
Sat January 11, 2014

Neb. lawmaker: Make graduate loans tax-deductible

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A legislative panel will consider a bill this year that would make college loans for graduate degrees tax-deductible in Nebraska.

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