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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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Government
8:29 am
Mon January 13, 2014

Iowa Legislature will convene for 100-day session

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Lawmakers are back in Des Moines as the legislative assembly convenes for a session with low expectations.

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Government
8:15 am
Mon January 13, 2014

Nebraska lawmakers to begin floor debate Monday

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers will begin debating legislation for the 2014 session on Monday.

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Government
8:12 am
Thu January 9, 2014

Bill would expand Nebraska child care tax credit

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Families with children or dependents could qualify for a slightly larger tax credit under a bill introduced in the Legislature.

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Government
3:00 pm
Mon January 6, 2014

Nebraska Legislature returns to session Wednesday

State Senator Heath Mello says he’ll support legislation in the upcoming session to address prison overcrowding and good time laws.

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Government
8:41 am
Wed January 1, 2014

Lawmaker urges utility sale to cover Omaha bills

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A state senator is suggesting that the sale of the customer-owned Metropolitan Utilities District could raise money to help Omaha pay some of its big bills.

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