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6:33 am
Sat April 19, 2014

Hearing to consider voting policies in 4 states

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Civil rights groups are planning a hearing to consider how to improve elections administration and expand access to voting in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska.

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Government
7:59 am
Fri April 18, 2014

Nebraska lawmakers adjourn from 2014 session

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have finished their session having passed major legislation to lower taxes, reduce prison crowding and pay for water conservation projects.

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Government
7:52 am
Thu April 17, 2014

Branstad backs extension of health care policies

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Governor Terry Branstad says Iowa has agreed to a federal recommendation that will allow thousands of residents to hang onto health insurance policies that don't meet the requirements of the Affordable Care Act.

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Government
7:49 am
Thu April 17, 2014

Heineman signs Neb. water sustainability bill

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Governor Dave Heineman has signed a bill designed to help Nebraska prepare for floods, water shortages and water quality problems.

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Government
2:32 pm
Tue April 15, 2014

Iowa Senate approves disabled veterans tax credit

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A bill meant to further relieve the financial stress of disabled veterans in the state has won the unanimous support of the Iowa Senate.

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Government
6:13 am
Fri April 11, 2014

Neb. Legislature passes water sustainability bill

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have passed a bill designed to help the state prepare for floods, water shortages and water quality problems.

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Government
6:12 am
Fri April 11, 2014

Nebraska city starts licenses aimed at immigrants

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The small Nebraska city of Fremont has started requiring $5 licenses for anyone who wants to rent there as part of rules aimed at restricting illegal immigration.

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Government
6:04 am
Fri April 11, 2014

Neb. elderly care services bill approved over veto

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would provide millions of dollars in federal and state funding to help elderly Nebraskans stay in their homes has won approval from lawmakers, despite a veto.

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Government
9:21 am
Thu April 10, 2014

Heineman signs Nebraska school accountability bill

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska will send state intervention teams into poorly performing schools, under a bill signed into law.

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Government
9:20 am
Thu April 10, 2014

Neb. sheriffs, police chiefs back Bruning for gov.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning has won the endorsement of 60 county sheriffs and 59 police chiefs in his Republican primary bid for governor.

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