DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad is standing firm in support of the director of the Iowa Department of Administrative Services, who says no money was offered to former workers for silence about their dismissals.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An effort to encourage more wind energy development in Nebraska hit a roadblock this legislative session, but some Nebraska lawmakers are determined to capitalize on the state's wind potential.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Senate has passed a Democratic-sponsored amendment to a state spending bill that would require the state auditor to look into confidential settlement agreements with fired state workers during Gov. Terry Branstad's current term.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman has signed a series of tax relief measures into law, and he says the bills passed this year will amount to $412 million in tax reductions over the next five years.