US Senator Mike Johanns supported a motion last week to keep student loan rates from doubling at the end of the month.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have finished a legislative session highlighted by a $7.8 billion, two-year budget and an overhaul of juvenile services.
U.S. Senator Deb Fischer says more than 250 amendments have been filed to the Senate’s version of the farm bill.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Members of Nebraska's new tax modernization committee have started their work to identify any weaknesses in the state's tax structure.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A federal lawsuit has been filed against Nebraska over the state's denial of driver's licenses for young immigrants who have gotten work permits and avoided deportation under an Obama administration policy.
Nebraska lawmakers have approved a special committee to study the state’s tax system and make recommendations.
Much of the US Senate’s attention was focused on the farm bill last week.
US Senator Mike Johanns talked about the current draft of the farm bill during his weekly conference call with Nebraska media.
LINCOLN -- State senators debated an amendment to a bill Thursday that would roll back to 1.5 percent the optional sales tax local communities can levy.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman has vetoed a teacher retirement bill, arguing that a proposed increase in the state's contribution is unsustainable.