nebraska

Government
7:53 am
Fri April 24, 2015

Schools OK to use lease-purchase agreements for construction

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court has reaffirmed that public school districts are not prohibited by state law from using lease-purchase agreements to fund building projects.

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Government
7:51 am
Fri April 24, 2015

Court: Food stamp recipients entitled to local hearing

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court says food stamp recipients are entitled to a face-to-face meeting in their local welfare office for hearings that could affect their benefits.

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Government
3:12 pm
Thu April 23, 2015

Nebraska senators vote to cut ties with Midwest rail bloc

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska would cut its membership in the Midwest Interstate Passenger Rail Compact under a bill that cleared first-round debate in the Legislature.

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Government
3:10 pm
Thu April 23, 2015

Nebraska senators approve limits on juvenile restraints

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska children would not wear handcuffs or leg irons in court unless absolutely necessary under a bill passed by the Legislature.

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Government
1:42 pm
Wed April 22, 2015

Nebraska wastewater well wins approval despite opposition

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — State regulators have approved a controversial disposal well in northwest Nebraska for wastewater generated by oil and natural gas production.

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Government
8:03 am
Wed April 22, 2015

Nebraska renewable energy tax credit bill sparks debate

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new effort to lure wind farms to Nebraska is sparking a debate among lawmakers.

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Government
1:45 pm
Tue April 21, 2015

Nebraska senators advance bill allowing Lyft, Uber rides

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Ride-hailing services such as Uber and Lyft could operate legally in Nebraska under a bill that won first-round approval in the Legislature.

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Nebraska
12:55 pm
Tue April 21, 2015

Nebraska's March jobless rate of 2.6 pct still lowest in US

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says Nebraska's unemployment rate of 2.6 percent last month remained the lowest in the nation.

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Government
8:00 am
Tue April 21, 2015

Bill to increase Nebraska Medicaid reimbursement advances

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have advanced a bill designed to increase Medicaid reimbursements from the estates of recipients with large amounts of money or property.

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Nebraska
12:55 pm
Mon April 20, 2015

Nebraska panel to act on fracking water disposal request

SIDNEY, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission is scheduled to act Wednesday on an application for a Sioux County disposal site for wastewater from oil exploration and production.

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