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Government
7:51 am
Wed February 13, 2013

Senate committee approves Hagel nomination

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bitterly divided Senate panel has voted to approve the nomination of Chuck Hagel to be the nation's defense secretary.

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Government
8:48 am
Sat February 9, 2013

Kerry hopes for pipeline decision in near future

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry promises a "fair and transparent" review of a Canadian company's plan to pipe oil from western Canada that would cross Nebraska.

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Government
9:02 am
Fri February 8, 2013

Modest economic growth forecast in 2013 for Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — State forecasters are predicting modest economic and employment growth in Nebraska this year, and a pullback in farm incomes from their all-time highs.

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Government
2:47 pm
Thu February 7, 2013

Branstad talks jobs, education reform during Council Bluffs visit

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad discussed jobs, health care, and education during a town hall meeting Thursday in Council Bluffs.
Credit Katie Schubert / KIOS-FM

Iowa Governor Terry Branstad says property tax relief, education reform, and job creation are at the top of his list for the 2013 legislative session.

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Government
10:57 am
Wed February 6, 2013

Groups prepare for debate on tax plan

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A veterans' group has endorsed Gov. Dave Heineman's plan to eliminate Nebraska's corporate and individual income taxes, but opposition is mounting from business groups.

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Government
8:30 am
Wed February 6, 2013

Hearings begin on income and corporate tax plans

Hearings begin Wednesday on two bills that could eliminate Nebraska’s individual and corporate income taxes.

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Government
2:24 pm
Tue February 5, 2013

Iowa lawmakers reach agreement on mental health services funding

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — State lawmakers have reached a bipartisan deal to provide $11.6 million to counties to fund mental health services in the current budget year.

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Government
11:05 am
Sat February 2, 2013

Nebraska Lt. Gov. Sheehy resigns from office

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Lt. Gov. Rick Sheehy has resigned, effective immediately.

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Government
8:57 am
Wed January 30, 2013

Relocation incentives could bring more people to rural Nebraska

The Nebraska Legislature's Urban Affairs Committee is considering a bill that would allow communities to use local option sales tax revenue to create incentives for people to relocate to those areas.

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Government
2:45 pm
Mon January 28, 2013

Senator Fischer has questions for Senator Hagel

Senator Deb Fischer, Courtesy of wikipedia.com

Former Nebraska Senator Chuck Hagel goes before the Senate Armed Services Committee this week for his Secretary of Defense confirmation hearing.

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