Governor Pete Ricketts says he’ll veto bills to repeal Nebraska’s death penalty and end mandatory minimum sentences for some crimes.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An effort to repeal the death penalty in Nebraska has cleared another critical vote in the Legislature.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Budget haggling continues in the Iowa Legislature, as lawmakers seek a compromise financial deal for the next fiscal year.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lawmakers have given final approval to a proposed increase in Nebraska's gas tax, but appeared to be short of the support needed to override Gov. Pete Ricketts' expected veto.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have reversed their decision not to confirm the state's chief medical officer, despite criticism of his previous interactions with the Legislature.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa House has passed budget bills that would fund several services including the state's judicial branch and natural resources department.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Senators have approved Gov. Pete Ricketts' choice to lead the Nebraska State Patrol despite concerns about his involvement in a gender discrimination lawsuit 10 years ago.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska farmers and business owners could get a property tax break under a bill moving through the Legislature.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — At the center of the unresolved Iowa budget is a simple disagreement on how to count the money.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — With a little more than a month left in the session, Nebraska lawmakers still to have to take final action on some of the year's largest and most contentious issues.