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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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Government
8:07 am
Thu December 12, 2013

Governor makes new appointment to Nebraska Legislature

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Governor Dave Heineman has appointed a retired U.S. Air Force colonel to an open seat in the Nebraska Legislature, only days after his first pick withdrew amid questions about his nonpayment of campaign finance fines.

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Government
1:50 pm
Fri December 6, 2013

Appointee to Nebraska Legislature withdraws name

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new appointee to the Nebraska Legislature has backed out, following news that he owes the state $16,000 for campaign-disclosure violations.

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Politics & Elections
8:02 am
Tue November 19, 2013

McCollister announces run for Nebraska Legislature

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A retired businessman and former head of an Omaha-based think tank is running for the Nebraska Legislature.

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Politics & Elections
2:20 pm
Thu November 14, 2013

Candidate declares for District 6 seat in Nebraska Legislature

A Burke High School graduate and Development Associate for the Jewish Federation of Omaha is running for the Nebraska Legislature.

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