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Government
1:55 pm
Mon November 10, 2014

October tax receipts fall below state forecast

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says net tax receipts for Nebraska state government were below projections in October.

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Government
8:31 am
Mon November 10, 2014

Lawmakers hopeful session will be productive

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Many of Nebraska's senior senators are expressing hope that the Legislature and Governor-elect Pete Ricketts will collaborate next year on property taxes and an overhaul of two state agencies.

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Government
6:13 am
Sat November 8, 2014

Applications sought for Nebraska lawmaker's seat

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The governor is seeking applications from people who want to replace Charlie Janssen in the Nebraska Legislature, representing the 15th Legislative District.

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Government
6:12 am
Sat November 8, 2014

Tally changes little in Nebraska House race

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — With all the outstanding early ballots in Douglas County now counted, little has changed in Nebraska's 2nd Congressional District race.

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Government
11:18 am
Thu November 6, 2014

Outgoing Nebraska senator to step down early

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska state senator whose term expires in January says he plans to leave office early.

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Government
4:38 pm
Wed November 5, 2014

Douglas County Election Commissioner Says Voter Turnout Just as Predicted

Douglas County Election Commissioner Dave Phipps said voter turnout was just about what his office predicted.

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Government
3:52 pm
Wed November 5, 2014

Democrat Ashford pledges to seek nonpartisan ideas

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Democrat Brad Ashford says he will work with representatives from both political parties when he joins the U.S. House.

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Government
3:48 pm
Wed November 5, 2014

Terry Concedes to Ashford

In a press conference earlier this afternoon, 2nd congressional district incumbent Republican Lee Terry conceded to challenger Democrat State Senator Brad Ashford.

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Government
6:17 am
Sat November 1, 2014

State to face projected $62.6M budget shortfall

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's tax revenue will grow at roughly an average pace over the next few years, but senators are still projected to face a $62.6 million shortfall in their next two-year budget.

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Nebraska
8:30 am
Fri October 31, 2014

Judge: State inmates not entitled to minimum wage

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit by a Nebraska prisoner who argued that he should be making minimum wage for his work behind bars.

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