nebraska

Government
9:26 am
Fri January 24, 2014

Nebraska jobless rate drops again, to 3.6 pct

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate has dropped again, hitting 3.6 percent in December.

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Politics & Elections
10:01 am
Thu January 23, 2014

Murdock man to run for Nebraska Legislature

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Methodist minister from Murdock has announced plans to run for the Nebraska Legislature.

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Politics & Elections
2:00 pm
Wed January 22, 2014

Omaha attorney enters Senate race

An Omaha attorney is running for U.S. Senator Mike Johanns’ seat.

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Government
1:09 pm
Wed January 22, 2014

Auditor: Nebraska has 30 days to repay $22 million

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — State Auditor Mike Foley says Nebraska has been given 30 days to repay nearly $22 million to the federal government because of the state's troubled effort to privatize child welfare services.

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Government
8:53 am
Wed January 22, 2014

Nebraska lawmaker pushes for casino gambling

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker who favors legalized gambling is trying to get the issue before the voters again, offering the enticement of a reduction in property taxes.

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Government
8:05 am
Tue January 21, 2014

Nebraska economic council foresees modest growth

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska economic forecasters see modest state growth ahead as income declines for Nebraska farmers.

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Government
1:58 pm
Fri January 17, 2014

Neb. lawmaker proposes redistricting commission

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A state lawmaker wants to create an independent commission that would propose legislative boundaries in Nebraska without factoring partisan politics into its decision.

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Business
7:50 am
Fri January 17, 2014

Slower growth likely in rural areas of 10 states

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Economic growth will likely slow in rural parts of 10 Midwest and Western states in the months ahead.

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Government
8:19 am
Thu January 16, 2014

Nebraska lawmaker introduces prison reform plan

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker has introduced a plan designed to reduce recidivism and ease overcrowding in the state prison system.

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Government
1:01 pm
Wed January 15, 2014

State of the State: Gov. Heineman calls for tax cuts

Governor Dave Heineman says Nebraska can afford up to $500 million in tax cuts.

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