nebraska

Health/Medical
8:06 am
Tue January 14, 2014

More than 14K in Neb. have chosen health plan

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says more than 14,000 Nebraska residents have successfully chosen a health insurance plan out of nearly 43,000 who have applied as part of the federal health care law.

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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
8:17 am
Mon January 13, 2014

Bill would have Nebraska recognize tribal rulings

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers will debate a bill this year that would require the state to recognize civil rulings made by American Indian tribal courts.

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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
2:22 pm
Wed January 8, 2014

Sen. Fischer opposed to funding mechanism for unemployment insurance measure

U.S. Senator Deb Fischer of Nebraska says she’s opposed to advancing a bill that would extend unemployment insurance benefits for three months.

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Government
7:58 am
Wed January 8, 2014

Taxes top agenda as Neb. Legislature convenes

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Legislature will convene for a 60-day session expected to focus on taxes but also include other issues ranging from Medicaid expansion to prison reform.

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Government
7:56 am
Wed January 8, 2014

State Senator proposes selling or privatizing MUD

A state Senator from Omaha says he’ll introduce a bill to sell or privatize the Metropolitan Utilities District.

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Crime
1:59 pm
Tue January 7, 2014

Report: Neb. prisons missed trouble signs in man

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new state report says prison officials should have done more to get treatment for a former inmate charged with killing four people in Omaha within weeks of his release.

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Education
10:14 am
Tue January 7, 2014

Nebraska to devise system for scoring schools

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska education officials intend to devise a new way to score public schools so they can get the help they need to improve.

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