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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts has vetoed a bill that would allow immigrants granted temporary lawful status after coming to the country illegally to work in more than 170 professions.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts says he will veto a bill that would allow state employees to receive per diem reimbursement for travel costs instead of reporting their actual expenses.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The state's spending website could publish financial records from dozens more state agencies under a measure passed by Nebraska lawmakers.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have passed the final piece of a property tax package championed by Gov. Pete Ricketts.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Young immigrants who entered the country illegally but were granted lawful status could qualify for more than 100 professional and commercial licenses under a bill approved by Nebraska lawmakers.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers can keep eating lunches and dinners paid for by lobbyists, at least for now.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska wildlife regulators could raise hunting and fishing permit fees to cover their expenses under a bill headed to Gov. Pete Ricketts' desk.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts is urging senators to vote against a bill that would allow deferred-action immigrant youth to qualify professional and commercial licenses.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Advocates of a medical marijuana bill that was rejected by Nebraska lawmakers have united behind an effort to place the issue on the November general election ballot, but group leaders say they might not be able to rally enough support before the July 1 deadline.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska has one of the nation's lowest participation rates in a new federal program intended to provide school meals to children.

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