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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.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts has appointed a Norfolk woman to serve as the state's new economic development director.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska property owners will soon get a statement in the mail telling them how much money the state has spent to reduce their property tax burden.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nativity scene will be removed from the Nebraska Capitol in the days before Christmas because atheist groups have reserved all the available space.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials say they're looking for ways to recover more than $54,000 that was spent on lethal injection drugs from a supplier in India.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's state government tax collections in November were more than 1 percent higher than expected.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Booming development in downtown Omaha has the potential to bring five new parking garages to the area.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new director is taking over a Nebraska state agency that serves people with developmental disabilities.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Some Iowa lawmakers have reiterated their skepticism that private health care companies are ready to take over the state's $4.2 billion Medicaid program in a few weeks.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Disputes over the Republican River continue to cost Nebraska millions in legal expenses despite a new promise of cooperation with fellow river states Kansas and Colorado.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A state oversight agency report says Nebraska's child welfare system showed little progress in keeping children in their homes.

PENDER, Neb. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has scheduled oral arguments for a case that will determine whether businesses that sell alcohol in the village of Pender can be regulated by the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska.

Congress passes long-term transportation bill

Dec 4, 2015

Nebraska is set to receive $1.5 billion over the next five years in federal highway funding.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska advocacy group has called on the state prison system to bulk up its inmate educational programs to better prepare inmates for jobs and prevent further crimes.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker is turning to the public to build support for his bill to legalize medical cannabis.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A House Republican leader says Iowa lawmakers will need to make deep cuts to the budget next year, but he did not elaborate.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska legislative committee has released a report recommending more oversight of how the state addresses access and funding issues with mental health services.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A joint legislative committee has failed to reach a consensus on ways to reduce Nebraska's reliance on property taxes to pay for schools.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad says there is no reason to delay plans to shift Iowa's Medicaid operation to private management, even though a judge has recommended that the state throw out one of four contracts awarded to companies to run the program.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An administrative law judge has recommended Iowa throw out one of four contracts awarded to private companies set to take over the state's Medicaid program in January.

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