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Government
8:12 am
Tue October 22, 2013

Applicants sought for legislative seat

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman is seeking qualified applicants to replace a state lawmaker who is resigning on Nov. 1.

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Government
8:24 am
Tue September 24, 2013

Former State Sen. agrees to have law license suspended

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Former state Sen. Brenda Council has agreed to a temporary suspension of her law license as she awaits a disciplinary hearing.

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Government
8:23 am
Fri September 13, 2013

Former State Senator pleads guilty to wire fraud

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Former state Senator Brenda Council has pleaded guilty to wire fraud for misusing campaign money for casino gambling.

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Crime
2:08 pm
Wed September 4, 2013

Former State Senator to plead guilty in wire fraud case

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The lawyer for former state Sen. Brenda Council says she's agreed to plead guilty to a federal wire fraud charge.

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Politics & Elections
2:00 pm
Fri August 23, 2013

Another candidate enters District 18 race

Another candidate is entering the race for the District 18 seat in the Nebraska Legislature.

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Politics & Elections
3:14 pm
Fri August 16, 2013

Former Congressional candidate running for Nebraska Legislature

A former candidate for the Second Congressional District says he’s running for the Nebraska Legislature.

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Government
8:13 am
Thu July 25, 2013

State Senator to propose increase in Nebraska's minimum wage

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A state lawmaker says he will propose an increase in Nebraska's minimum wage when the Legislature convenes next year.

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Government
12:57 pm
Wed July 17, 2013

Nebraska attorney and activist running for State Legislature

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Lincoln attorney has announced plans to run for the Nebraska Legislature.

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Government
10:23 am
Mon June 3, 2013

Legislation focused on children during Unicameral session

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers are gearing up to finish a session that has focused largely on children, including those in foster care, the criminal justice system and juveniles who need psychiatric treatment.

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Government
1:28 pm
Wed May 29, 2013

Lawmakers approve bill for wind farm incentives

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would use sales tax exemptions to attract wind farms to Nebraska has won final approval from lawmakers.

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