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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Despite interest from communities across the state and reliable sunrays during peak summer months, Nebraska has shied away from solar power.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A judge has declined to halt Iowa's efforts to turn over management of its Medicaid program to private insurers.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A man who was sentenced to death in Maryland but later exonerated by DNA evidence is urging Nebraska lawmakers to adopt statewide standards for the use of law enforcement photo lineups.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Some House lawmakers have advanced legislation that would reinforce Iowa gun owners' access to weapons during times of emergency in the state.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska students will not be required get vaccinations against meningitis, despite senators who argue the disease is a public health concern.

Nebraska lawmakers will once again try to expand Medicaid coverage, but this time are taking a different approach.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lawmakers have unveiled a new plan to cover the so-called Medicaid gap population in Nebraska, but the proposal faces a steep uphill climb.

CARTER LAKE, Iowa (AP) — The Carter Lake City Council has ended the contracts of the city attorney and city clerk after a dispute about whether a newly elected council member can also work for the city's library.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — After three failed attempts to expand Medicaid under the federal health care law, Nebraska lawmakers will unveil a new proposal this week that would offer private coverage to low-income residents.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Police body-camera footage would be exempt from Nebraska's public records law under a new bill in the Legislature.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Back-to-school shoppers could save some money in Nebraska if a bill in the Legislature becomes law.

Governor Pete Ricketts wants Nebraska lawmakers to act on tax reform and transportation issues this legislative session.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker is pushing for a special new court that would focus on veterans.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad has told Iowa lawmakers he wants to invest more money in education and water quality initiatives for the upcoming fiscal year.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska attorney general is backing a piece of legislation he says is crucial to protecting consumer information.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Governor Pete Ricketts will visit 10 Nebraska cities to discuss his legislative agenda following his annual State of the State address to lawmakers.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two cities will get their first visits from President Barack Obama after his final State of the Union address.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A veteran prosecutor and Nebraska state senator want the veil of secrecy lifted from grand jury investigations into police shootings.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad wants to extend a one-cent sales tax established in 2008 to make improvements in school buildings by 20 years and to divert a portion of the money toward water quality projects.

Nebraska Appleseed wants the Unicameral to study for-profit colleges to determine if those schools are engaging in “problematic practices.”

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A newspaper reports that policies governing Iowa police and sheriff's departments' use of body cameras don't meet nationally recommended standards.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A public interest group wants the Legislature to examine the practices and performance measures of for-profit colleges operating in Nebraska.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A company contesting its terminated contract to help oversee Iowa's Medicaid program has filed a lawsuit against the state.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's population grew modestly again this year, but it might not be enough to protect all three of the state's U.S. House seats after the 2020 Census.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson is warning the public about a recent postcard scam that has targeted businesses.

Nebraska gets top 10 ranking in overall economic health

Dec 22, 2015

Nebraska ranks seventh in the nation for overall economic health, according to a new report.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska says it continues to improve the way it runs its economic and food assistance programs.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers are gearing up for next year's legislative session with a focus on broad-based property tax relief for city dwellers as well as farmers and ranchers.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A man who began his FBI career more than 25 years ago investigating white collar crime in Omaha has been named as the new head of the agency's office in the city.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Douglas County board members have voted themselves a more than 30 percent pay raise over two years.

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