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Government
7:50 am
Mon April 27, 2015

Big issues loom for Nebraska lawmakers as session nears end

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.

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Government
10:40 am
Mon April 20, 2015

New Nebraska law could help put medical marijuana on ballot

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Advocates for medical marijuana will try to take their campaign to Nebraska voters next year if lawmakers don't act, and a new state law could make their job easier.

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Government
7:58 am
Tue April 14, 2015

Nebraska gas tax increase bill headed to final vote

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposed gas tax increase has advanced to a final vote in the Nebraska Legislature, despite vocal opposition.

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Government
11:42 am
Tue April 7, 2015

Bill to help predict Nebraska state revenue downturns passes

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that could help Nebraska lawmakers anticipate downturns in state revenue has won final approval.

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Government
11:39 am
Tue April 7, 2015

Nebraska senators pass bill to protect pregnant employees

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Mothers-to-be will have better employment protections under a bill passed by Nebraska lawmakers.

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Government
7:54 am
Mon April 6, 2015

Bill aims to keep American Indian children with families

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — It would be more difficult to remove American Indian children from their families under a measure being considered in the Nebraska Legislature.

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Government
8:03 am
Fri April 3, 2015

Iowa House committee OKs bill on state mental health facilities

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A House committee has approved a bill that would keep two state mental health facilities open longer.

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Government
8:00 am
Fri April 3, 2015

Tentative budget includes $200M for property tax relief

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska property owners could see their tax bills lowered by a collective $200 million annually under a tentative state budget.

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Government
1:36 pm
Thu April 2, 2015

Nebraska immunity bill aimed at underage drinkers passes

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Underage drinkers who seek medical help for alcohol poisoning could avoid alcohol charges under a bill passed by Nebraska lawmakers.

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Government
8:31 am
Wed April 1, 2015

Proposed fuel-tax increase divides Nebraska lawmakers

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposed fuel tax increase is drawing support and criticism from Nebraska lawmakers, who remain divided over whether it's necessary to pay for roads and bridges.

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