OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Douglas County board members have voted themselves a more than 30 percent pay raise over two years.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts has appointed a Norfolk woman to serve as the state's new economic development director.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska property owners will soon get a statement in the mail telling them how much money the state has spent to reduce their property tax burden.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nativity scene will be removed from the Nebraska Capitol in the days before Christmas because atheist groups have reserved all the available space.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials say they're looking for ways to recover more than $54,000 that was spent on lethal injection drugs from a supplier in India.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's state government tax collections in November were more than 1 percent higher than expected.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Booming development in downtown Omaha has the potential to bring five new parking garages to the area.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new director is taking over a Nebraska state agency that serves people with developmental disabilities.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Some Iowa lawmakers have reiterated their skepticism that private health care companies are ready to take over the state's $4.2 billion Medicaid program in a few weeks.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Disputes over the Republican River continue to cost Nebraska millions in legal expenses despite a new promise of cooperation with fellow river states Kansas and Colorado.