LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Secretary of State John Gale says he will not seek re-election in 2018.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers are considering legislation that would stop the state from deducting public employees' union dues from their paychecks, a measure that union leaders say unfairly penalizes collective bargaining groups.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says the Republican plan to replace the Affordable Care Act would raise health insurance costs in Nebraska faster than in most other states.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Two Nebraska state senators say judges should take defendants' ability to pay into account when they set bail or impose punishments for unpaid fines.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker is calling on the Trump administration to overturn a decision that he says could lead to federal intervention in state election systems.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A state senator is urging lawmakers to look seriously at replacing Nebraska's election equipment, which could cost the state between $20 million and $30 million.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Medical marijuana advocates are urging Nebraska lawmakers to support a bill that would allow people with diseases including cancer, glaucoma and epilepsy to use the substance.

The deadline for voter registration is Friday

Mar 15, 2017

Brian W. Kruse, Douglas County Election Commissioner says Friday, March 17th  is the deadline to register to vote using any method other than going to the Election Commission office in person.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A legislative committee has started to piece together a comprehensive package of income and property tax reforms, but some Nebraska senators say they're unlikely to reach a unanimous agreement.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska state senators are once again in a standoff over a bill that would repeal a law requiring motorcyclists to wear helmets.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lawmakers in the nation's only nonpartisan legislature are considering several measures that would remove party politics from county-level elections.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers are once again looking at a bill that would prevent the state from splitting its electoral votes, as it did for Democrat Barack Obama in the 2008 presidential race.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska residents who fall into the Medicaid coverage gap are once again asking lawmakers to expand the program through the federal health care law, despite uncertainty about the law's future.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska State Treasurer Don Stenberg says he plans to seek an audit of a state finance organization that is refusing to cooperate with his office's request for information.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers are divided on a bill that would eliminate mandatory minimum sentences for people convicted of crimes including drug possession, assaulting a police officer and distributing child pornography.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have advanced a bill that would require insurers to treat telehealth services the same as in-person services for coverage purposes.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce has hired a futurist to help the community peer into its economic future.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Third-party political candidates could have an easier time getting on the Nebraska ballot thanks to a Libertarian state senator who is working to build her party.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers are considering a constitutional amendment requiring photo IDs to vote.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Four years ago, Douglas County Sheriff Tim Dunning endorsed fellow Republican Jean Stothert for mayor of Omaha. This time around, he's endorsing her Democratic opponent, Heath Mello, citing what he calls Mayor Stothert's fiery temperament.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Advocates for felons say Nebraska should restore voting rights immediately after they complete their sentences.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A group of environmentalists that wants Warren Buffett's company to sell its investments with ties to fossil fuels says Berkshire Hathaway is opposing the measure.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lobbyists for auto manufacturers and dealers say Nebraska should be careful not to over-regulate self-driving vehicles as technology continues to develop.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would lift Nebraska's ban on religious garb worn by teachers in classrooms has won initial approval from lawmakers.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lawmakers are questioning a proposal that would raise Nebraska's state sales tax and steer the extra revenue into tax credits for low-income residents and property owners.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers are again considering a bill that aims to protect gay and transgender employees from workplace discrimination.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A push to reduce property taxes in this year's legislative session is gaining new support in Nebraska.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers are weighing new regulations on payday loans or allowing payday lenders to offer larger loans with high interest rates.

Mayor Jean Stothert will present the annual State of the City via Facebook Live today at 2:00 p.m.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska residents with major or multiple felony drug convictions could qualify for federal food assistance under a bill that would repeal the state's current ban.