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10:53 am
Mon June 10, 2013

Former Lt. Gov. Sheehy fined for improper cell phone use

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Former Lt. Gov. Rick Sheehy has agreed to pay a $1,000 fine for improper use of a state cellphone as part of a settlement with the Nebraska Accountability and Disclosure Commission.

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Government
6:06 am
Mon June 10, 2013

Senator Johanns Supports Students

US Senator Mike Johanns supported a motion last week to keep student loan rates from doubling at the end of the month.

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Government
9:12 am
Thu June 6, 2013

2013 Legislative session adjourns

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have finished a legislative session highlighted by a $7.8 billion, two-year budget and an overhaul of juvenile services.

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Government
12:25 pm
Wed June 5, 2013

Sen. Fischer: farm bill needs to be good policy for Nebraska ag producers

U.S. Senator Deb Fischer says more than 250 amendments have been filed to the Senate’s version of the farm bill.

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Government
8:53 am
Tue June 4, 2013

Tax Modernization Committee begins its work

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Members of Nebraska's new tax modernization committee have started their work to identify any weaknesses in the state's tax structure.

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Government
8:51 am
Tue June 4, 2013

Lawsuit filed over denial of driver's licenses for young immigrants

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A federal lawsuit has been filed against Nebraska over the state's denial of driver's licenses for young immigrants who have gotten work permits and avoided deportation under an Obama administration policy.

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Government
8:01 am
Fri May 31, 2013

Tax Modernization Committee to study Nebraska's system

Nebraska lawmakers have approved a special committee to study the state’s tax system and make recommendations.

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Government
6:06 am
Wed May 29, 2013

Senator Johanns Focuses on the Farm Bill

Much of the US Senate’s attention was focused on the farm bill last week.

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Government
6:06 am
Tue May 21, 2013

Senator Johanns says Farm Bill needs work

Senator Mike Johanns

US Senator Mike Johanns talked about the current draft of the farm bill during his weekly conference call with Nebraska media.

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Government
2:16 pm
Fri May 17, 2013

Lawmakers debate sales tax option

LINCOLN -- State senators debated an amendment to a bill Thursday that would roll back to 1.5 percent the optional sales tax local communities can levy.

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