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Government
8:57 am
Wed January 30, 2013

Relocation incentives could bring more people to rural Nebraska

The Nebraska Legislature's Urban Affairs Committee is considering a bill that would allow communities to use local option sales tax revenue to create incentives for people to relocate to those areas.

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Government
8:23 am
Fri January 25, 2013

Legislation would require congenital heart screenings for newborns

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Doctors who treat newborns are urging Nebraska lawmakers to support a bill that would require congenital heart screenings as a way to help spot potential health threats.

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Government
2:11 pm
Fri January 18, 2013

Gov. Heineman outlines plans for individual, corporate income tax cuts

Exemptions on medical equipment, prescription drugs, and manufacturing machinery are among those Governor Dave Heineman wants removed from the state’s tax code.

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Government
2:19 pm
Wed January 16, 2013

Governor's budget request includes more money for schools

Governor Dave Heineman’s budget request includes additional state aid for K-12 schools.

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Government
1:12 pm
Tue January 15, 2013

Iowa Gov. gives Condition of the State address

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad is unveiling a budget proposal that includes plans to substantially cut Iowa's commercial property taxes.

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Government
10:46 am
Tue January 15, 2013

State of the State: Gov. Heineman wants changes to Nebraska tax system

Governor Dave Heineman wants to eliminate Nebraska’s individual and corporate income taxes.

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Government
2:26 pm
Fri January 11, 2013

Bill would cut OPS board to nine members

A State Senator from Omaha has once again introduced a bill to reduce the size of the Omaha Public Schools board.

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Government
9:17 am
Tue November 20, 2012

Nebraska state budget outlook improves

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers should have an easier time balancing the budget next year, thanks to growing revenue and shrinking expenses.

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Government
8:16 am
Mon November 12, 2012

Pay raise for lawmakers could be revisited in 2013

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers are planning to revisit a proposed legislative salary increase that was overwhelmingly rejected by voters.

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Government
3:31 pm
Thu October 25, 2012

Child advocates, Nebraska lawmakers discuss state services for youths

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Child advocates are asking Nebraska lawmakers to extend state services to youths who are pushed out of foster care because of age limits.

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