LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Governor Pete Ricketts has approved new whistleblower protections for nurses in Nebraska.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A property tax plan championed by Governor Pete Ricketts is moving through the Nebraska Legislature despite repeated attempts to derail it.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A 78-year-old state senator is attempting to run out the clock on Nebraska's legislative session with a filibuster in which he has described getting a colonoscopy and quizzed a colleague about the best way to pour a beer.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says nearly half of all Nebraska prison inmates released in the last months of 2015 left without any parole or other supervision.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's longest-serving lawmaker is promising to tie up the rest of this year's legislative session with filibusters to punish his colleagues for decisions he opposed.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska senators have backed an effort to place more agencies on the state's spending transparency website.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have kicked off a new debate on a bill that would reinstate the winner-take-all system when awarding the state's presidential electors.

A little over 56,000 voters will have to go to a new polling place starting with the 2016 Statewide Presidential Primary Election on May 10th.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — After years of supporting tax credits for Nebraska's farmers and ranchers, some urban lawmakers are starting to complain that other residents aren't getting a fair share.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would have given Nebraska state officials more power to recover Medicaid debts has stalled in the Legislature.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — By rejecting bills this session on either side of gay and transgender issues, Nebraska lawmakers acknowledged that while they're willing to take stands on some social issues, they're hesitant to take up matters dealing with gay and transgender rights.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Governor Pete Ricketts has signed a bill that would extend Nebraska's equal-pay law to businesses with two or more employees.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would encourage some Nebraska school districts to lower their property tax levies has won first-round approval in the Legislature.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts has approved a new state budget with no line-item vetoes.

Research shows that if kids start voting when they’re 18, they are more likely to be lifelong voters.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would have given a property tax exemption to Nebraska farm homes has stalled in the Legislature.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts is standing by a new state license plate that was widely mocked as boring and sexually suggestive.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A leading abortion opponent is accusing state officials of selectively enforcing a policy that forbids advocacy groups from picketing inside the Nebraska Capitol.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A push to impose statewide rules for police body cameras in Nebraska faces little opposition in the Legislature.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Federal officials are touting a new Nebraska Medicaid proposal as a way to boost the state economy while increasing access to mental health and substance abuse treatment services.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Time is running out for Nebraska lawmakers to address some of the most high-profile issues of the year, and legislative leaders now concede that some priorities probably won't get debated. 

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — New proposed regulations for Nebraska's oil and gas industry are awaiting action from Gov. Pete Ricketts.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A state judicial nominating committee will hold a public hearing next month to receive information on candidates to fill a vacant eastern Nebraska judgeship. 

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska voters will not weigh in on a constitutional amendment restricting state influence in agriculture this November. 

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Speaker of the Legislature Galen Hadley is condemning state Sen. Ernie Chambers for a reference he made to gun violence. 

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska property tax bill championed by Gov. Pete Ricketts is headed to the full Legislature for debate. 

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska senator says the Legislature is only "kicking the can down the road" by continuing to allow discrimination against employees based on sexual orientation or gender identity. 

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Volunteer emergency responders could get a tax credit under a bill that won first-round approval in the Nebraska Legislature. 

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska drivers will replace their meadowlark and goldenrod license plates next year with a new design honoring the state's 150th birthday.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An effort to repeal Nebraska's ban on federal food assistance for drug felons is all but dead for the year.