8:04 am
Thu May 8, 2014

Democratic leader blocks Senate vote on Keystone

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats are refusing to let supporters of the Keystone XL oil pipeline to use an energy efficiency bill as a vehicle to attempt winning congressional approval for the controversial project.

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7:49 am
Thu April 17, 2014

Heineman signs Neb. water sustainability bill

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Governor Dave Heineman has signed a bill designed to help Nebraska prepare for floods, water shortages and water quality problems.

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8:14 am
Mon January 27, 2014

Medicaid backers turn to those who didn't qualify

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Less than a year after lawmakers rejected Medicaid expansion in Nebraska, supporters are turning to a new group of allies: Low-income people who now realize that don't quality for coverage.

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8:17 am
Thu November 14, 2013

Nebraska to nearly triple wind energy capacity by 2015

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A series of new projects will nearly triple Nebraska's wind energy capacity by the end of 2015.

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9:46 am
Wed April 10, 2013

Nebraska lawmakers give first-round approval to foster care legislation

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would help Nebraska qualify for more federal foster care money has won first-round approval from lawmakers.

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8:37 am
Fri April 5, 2013

Unicameral advances bill cutting number of early voting days

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers advanced a measure to reduce the number of days in which registered voters can cast their ballots in person.

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8:15 am
Fri March 1, 2013

Nebraska lawmakers consider Medicaid expansion

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Health care advocates are urging Nebraska lawmakers to expand Medicaid coverage as part of the federal health care law, while the state's Medicaid chief says the program is too expensive.

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