LINCOLN--The first day of the 103rd Nebraska Legislative session, Wednesday, Jan. 9, ended with the election of a new speaker and committee chairmen and the swearing in of 11 senators.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers are preparing to commence the 2013 legislative session.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — About 10,000 state employees will see a 2.25 percent pay raise over each of the next two years, following a newly ratified union contract.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A state evaluation of TransCanada's route for the Keystone XL oil pipeline through Nebraska has been sent to the governor.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Mike Johanns has been named to the powerful Senate Appropriations Committee, as well as those dealing with agriculture, banking and veterans.
The Nebraska Legislature returns to session next week to begin the process of putting together a new two-year budget.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa legislators and state agency officials have requested about 500 bills that will be introduced in the Legislature's upcoming session.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman says last week's shooting at a Connecticut elementary school that killed 26, including 20 children, was an evil tragedy, but the response should include more than just gun control.
U.S. Senator Mike Johanns says a combination of tax increases and spending cuts set to happen in January would hurt Nebraska families’ bottom lines.
A Creighton University economist expects an economic slowdown in 2013 if lawmakers fail to act to prevent the so-called “fiscal cliff.”