government

Health/Medical
5:24 am
Mon September 16, 2013

Deadline approaching for Nebraska's health insurance marketplace

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Community groups are hustling to meet an Oct. 1 deadline to launch a new health insurance marketplace in Nebraska, a key piece of the federal health care law designed to steer users toward a coverage plan.

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Government
6:04 am
Sat September 14, 2013

Omaha rally protests immigration policies

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) —A rally outside Omaha's courthouse protests what participants say are government policies that protect immigrants in the U.S. illegally.

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Politics & Elections
8:25 am
Fri September 13, 2013

State Sen. Pete Pirsch considering a run for Auditor

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker says he is "strongly considering" a run for state auditor in the 2014 election.

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Government
8:18 am
Wed September 11, 2013

State Sen. Scott Price resigning

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska state senator from Bellevue says family reasons are behind his decision to resign.

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Politics & Elections
3:38 pm
Thu September 5, 2013

State Auditor Mike Foley enters race for Nebraska Governor

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — State Auditor Mike Foley is running for Nebraska governor in the 2014 Republican primary.

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Government
8:52 am
Thu September 5, 2013

State Auditor Mike Foley to announce 2014 campaign plans

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska State Auditor Mike Foley, a possible candidate for governor, is set to announce his plans for the 2014 election.

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Government
2:23 pm
Wed September 4, 2013

Iowa Governor names interim Chief of Staff

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad has named his legal counsel to serve as interim chief of staff.

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Government
3:19 pm
Mon September 2, 2013

Neb. lawmakers to suggest tax-reform proposals

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have stressed the importance of public input as they look to make changes to the state tax system, but they're also trying to avoid a free-for-all with conflicting special interests.

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Government
6:33 am
Sat August 31, 2013

Mayor: Tentative deal for Omaha fire chief is off

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha's mayor says a tentative retirement agreement for Omaha's former fire chief is off.

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Government
6:32 am
Sat August 31, 2013

Transparency sought for Nebraska tax incentives

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers are looking for a better way to gauge whether tax incentives for businesses actually work, and whether the investment is worth the cost.

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