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Government
12:49 pm
Thu April 3, 2014

Senate supports audits of settlement agreements

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.

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Government
1:10 pm
Wed April 2, 2014

Neb. Gov. Heineman signs tax relief bills into law

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.

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Government
8:05 am
Wed April 2, 2014

Neb. lawmakers advance 'emergency powers' gun bill

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have given initial approval to a bill that would prohibit governors from restricting gun sales in a declared state emergency.

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Sarpy County
8:03 am
Wed April 2, 2014

Papillion takes over fire calls for La Vista

PAPILLION, Neb. (AP) — The Papillion Fire Department will now provide fire and rescue services for the neighboring city of La Vista.

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Government
2:42 pm
Tue April 1, 2014

Nebraska lawmakers vote to override budget vetoes

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have voted to override Gov. Dave Heineman's vetoes of state budget items, including funding for courtyard fountains and a new heating system at the Capitol.

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Government
2:30 pm
Tue April 1, 2014

New security measures in place for city council, county board meetings

Anyone attending an Omaha City Council or Douglas County Board meeting will notice new security measures in place.

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Government
2:00 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

New law allows online voter registration in Nebraska

Governor Dave Heineman has signed in to law a bill that will allow Nebraskans to register online to vote.

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Government
1:05 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

Branstad: No mastermind of secret settlements

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad says no single person in his administration coordinated the payment of over $400,000 to former state workers who agreed to keep quiet about their dismissals.

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Government
8:08 am
Mon March 31, 2014

Neb. Gov. Heineman vetoes $65 million from budget

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman has vetoed $65 million from this year's state budget, and is calling on lawmakers to put more toward property tax relief.

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Government
11:41 am
Fri March 28, 2014

Heineman vetoes Neb. bill to ban cougar hunting

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Dave Heineman has vetoed a bill that would outlaw mountain lion hunting in Nebraska.

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