nebraska

Government
11:43 am
Tue May 14, 2013

Legislation to abolish death penalty off the table in the Unicameral

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposal to abolish the death penalty in Nebraska is dead for the year.

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Business
1:00 am
Tue May 14, 2013

Symposium focuses on energy costs, conserving resources

A symposium this Friday in Kearney will cover energy-related education programs and their impact, meeting the needs of low-income energy consumers, and exploring how utilities and consumer outreach organizations can work together to find solutions to the challenges presented by energy costs.

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Government
2:22 pm
Mon May 13, 2013

Gov. Heineman vetoes teacher retirement system legislation

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman has vetoed a teacher retirement bill, arguing that a proposed increase in the state's contribution is unsustainable.

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Government
6:05 am
Sat May 11, 2013

Lawmakers give first round approval to budget legislation

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have advanced a new, $7.8 billion state budget for the next two fiscal years.

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Education
2:45 pm
Fri May 10, 2013

Creighton University named to list of environmentally responsible colleges

Creighton University has made a list of the most environmentally responsible colleges in the U.S.

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Government
10:31 am
Fri May 10, 2013

Nebraska lawmakers advance main budget bill

LINCOLN --  Nebraska senators voted 36-0 to advance the state’s main budget bill after a two-day debate over several amendments related to property tax relief, railroad inspectors and funding for the University of Nebraska.

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Government
12:29 pm
Thu May 9, 2013

Debate over state airplane resurfaces in Nebraska Legislature

Debate over the pending purchase of a $2.2 million airplane by the state resurfaced in the Legislature Wednesday during discussion on the main budget bill.

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Government
9:38 am
Wed May 8, 2013

Lawmakers begin debate on budget bills

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lawmakers have started to debate a series of bills that will make up Nebraska's next state budget.

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Government
8:30 am
Mon April 29, 2013

Lawmakers look to rebuild Nebraska's cash reserve fund

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lawmakers who dug into Nebraska's cash reserve at the height of the recession are now looking to rebuild the state's rainy-day fund.

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Government
8:48 am
Fri April 26, 2013

Forecasting board issues revenue outlook for Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Investors who were spooked by Washington's fiscal-cliff showdown have created a one-time cash windfall for Nebraska.

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