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Government
10:04 am
Mon September 8, 2014

Women will remain minority in Nebraska Legislature

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Women will remain a minority in the Nebraska Legislature next year no matter who wins in November.

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Government
8:06 am
Mon April 21, 2014

Same issues, new faces for 2015 Nebraska session

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers will face many of the same issues in 2015 that they failed to pass this year, but more than one-third of the senators will be new.

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Government
3:09 pm
Thu February 20, 2014

Iowa Governor's priorities survive legislative deadline

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad's legislative priorities survived a procedural deadline in the Iowa General Assembly this week, while some more controversial bills appeared dead.

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Government
8:02 am
Tue February 18, 2014

Bills address Nebraska water projects, sustainability

Three bills in the Nebraska Legislature seek to provide funding for sustainable water projects.

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Politics & Elections
10:01 am
Thu January 23, 2014

Murdock man to run for Nebraska Legislature

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Methodist minister from Murdock has announced plans to run for the Nebraska Legislature.

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Government
8:22 am
Thu January 16, 2014

Bill would help Omaha museum build new facility

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Great Blains Black History Museum in Omaha would receive help from the state to build a new building under a proposal in the Nebraska Legislature.

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Government
8:19 am
Thu January 16, 2014

Nebraska lawmaker introduces prison reform plan

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker has introduced a plan designed to reduce recidivism and ease overcrowding in the state prison system.

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Government
7:57 am
Wed January 15, 2014

Bill would allow concealed carry in Neb. schools

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska teachers and other school employees could carry a concealed handgun in schools if a bill in the Nebraska Legislature becomes law.

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Government
7:56 am
Wed January 15, 2014

Gov. Heineman to call for $370M to $500M in tax cuts

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman will call for $370 million to $500 million in tax cuts in his annual State of the State address to lawmakers.

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Government
2:55 pm
Mon January 13, 2014

Neb. Gov. Heineman to propose 'good time' changes

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman and Attorney General Jon Bruning will propose a prison reform measure that would eliminate automatic "good time" credit for violent offenders.

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