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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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Government
8:45 am
Fri April 26, 2013

Nebraska lawmakers advance school funding legislation

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new state-equalization funding bill for Nebraska public schools has won first-round approval from lawmakers.

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Business
2:28 pm
Mon April 22, 2013

NRC, OPPD discuss possible changes to Ft. Calhoun Station operating license

OPPD and Exelon Nuclear Partners say some additional work being done at Fort Calhoun Station could result in amendments to the plant’s operating license.

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Government
9:31 am
Mon April 22, 2013

Nebraska lawmakers seek common ground on Medicaid expansion

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers who support expanding Medicaid to more low-income adults are uncertain if the Legislature will get another chance to debate the issue.

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Government
1:02 pm
Thu April 18, 2013

State Department hears full day of comments from Keystone XL supporters, opponents

Several hundred people weighed in on the Keystone XL pipeline project at a day-long public hearing Thursday in Grand Island.

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Weather
11:16 am
Thu April 18, 2013

Rain helps drought conditions in parts of Iowa, Nebraska

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Soaking rain across much of the nation's midsection has helped further alleviate drought in the crop growing states of Iowa, Missouri, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Small portions of Nebraska also saw improvement.

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