Nebraska Appleseed and the Nebraska Department of Education are concerned that so few eligible Nebraska schools are taking advantage of the Community Eligibility Provision, part of the 2010 Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Congressman Adrian Smith says cuts to farm subsidies and other rural programs outlined in President Donald Trump's budget proposal will likely be "perceived as unfair cuts" by constituents and Congress.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa farmers have planted 92 percent of the state's corn crop, which is three days behind last year's rate mostly due to wet fields from recent storms but their progress is two days ahead of the five-year average.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Groups that treat people with addictions, mental health problems and developmental disabilities are bracing for state budget cuts they say could force them to reduce staffing and services for some of Nebraska's most vulnerable residents.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have rejected several attempts to override Gov. Pete Ricketts' budget vetoes, citing concerns about the state's finances despite warnings that the governor's cuts would hurt vulnerable residents.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts is touting Nebraska's trade relationship with Mexico as the Trump administration prepares for new talks with Mexico and Canada over the North American Free Trade Agreement.