nebraska

Government
8:46 am
Thu February 6, 2014

Retirees could benefit from Neb. tax measures

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Retirees and low-income elderly residents could see their tax burdens lowered in Nebraska under measures in a legislative committee.

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Government
2:00 pm
Wed February 5, 2014

Coalition of lawmakers call for immigration reform

A resolution in the Nebraska Legislature calls on Congress to pass federal immigration reform this year.

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Education
1:33 pm
Wed February 5, 2014

Increase in Nebraska school funding advances

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's K-12 public schools would receive an additional $35.7 million in state equalization aid under a bill that won first-round approval in the Legislature.

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Government
11:30 am
Wed February 5, 2014

Winner-take-all bill dead for the year in Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lawmakers have scrapped a bill to turn Nebraska into a winner-take-all state when awarding its electoral votes in presidential elections.

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Government
9:03 am
Wed February 5, 2014

Ag. Director: Farm bill will help Neb. recovery

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Farmers and ranchers who suffered losses due to Nebraska's severe weather may see some relief with the passage of a new farm bill.

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Weather
11:16 am
Tue February 4, 2014

Up to five inches of snow, below zero wind chills expected in Omaha metro

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for much of the KIOS listening area through Wednesday morning.

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Government
8:16 am
Tue February 4, 2014

Nebraska minimum wage bills get mixed response

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Proposals to raise the minimum wage in Nebraska are drawing support from advocates who say they would help the working poor, and opposition from business groups that say it would do just the opposite.

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Politics & Elections
8:13 am
Tue February 4, 2014

Former Lincoln Councilman named to Democrats' post

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A former Lincoln city councilman has been named executive director of the Nebraska Democratic Party.

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Politics & Elections
8:19 am
Mon February 3, 2014

State Sen. Janssen leaving governor's race

(Information in the following story is from: Omaha World-Herald, http://www.omaha.com)

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — State Senator Charlie Janssen says he's dropping out of the 2014 governor's race.

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Government
2:38 pm
Fri January 31, 2014

Keystone XL oil pipeline clears significant hurdle

WASHINGTON (AP) — The proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada has cleared a significant hurdle after the State Department raised no major environmental objections to its construction.

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