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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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Government
6:25 am
Sat January 26, 2013

Lawmakers hear testimony on Skin Cancer Prevention Act

LINCOLN--- In an emotionally charged hearing Friday, Nebraska legislators listened to supporters and opponents of the Skin Cancer Prevention Act.

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Government
3:26 pm
Thu January 24, 2013

Senator Nordquist Proposes 2 Bills to Fight Cancer

Senator Jeremy Nordquist of Omaha is sponsoring two measures that focus on reducing the cancer risk among young people.

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Government
10:16 pm
Wed January 23, 2013

Legislation introduced to expand Medicaid coverage

A bill in the Nebraska Legislature would extend Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

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Government
6:06 am
Tue January 22, 2013

Following Tax Dollars Online

Douglas County residents have a way to follow their tax dollars online.

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Government
6:06 am
Fri January 18, 2013

Retirees and the Fiscal Cliff

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Though the fiscal cliff has been temporarily delayed, nothing has changed for retirees. That’s according to Ed Coyle, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans

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Government
12:50 pm
Thu January 17, 2013

Friday announcement set for details on Gov. Heineman's tax plan

Governor Dave Heineman is expected to release more details Friday morning about his income tax plan.

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