Politics & Elections

Politics & Elections
2:18 pm
Wed September 17, 2014

Report: Wage hike would boost pay for 143,000 workers

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report by a national group says nearly one in six Nebraska workers would see a pay increase if voters opt to raise the state's minimum wage.

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Politics & Elections
8:47 am
Fri September 12, 2014

Biden returning to key presidential state of Iowa

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden is returning to the key presidential state of Iowa next week, reminding voters not to count him out of the next presidential campaign.

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Politics & Elections
1:26 pm
Wed September 10, 2014

Ricketts can have Heidemann removed from ballot

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska secretary of state says Republican gubernatorial candidate Pete Ricketts can replace former Lt. Gov. Lavon Heidemann as his running mate on the November ballot.

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Politics & Elections
12:53 pm
Wed September 10, 2014

Fischer: President Obama needs to discuss a clear strategy to fight ISIS

U.S. Senator Deb Fischer of Nebraska says the largest threat facing the nation right now is ISIS.

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Politics & Elections
8:21 am
Wed September 10, 2014

Gale to announce decision on Ricketts-Foley ballot

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Secretary of State John Gale says his office is reviewing whether Republican gubernatorial candidate Pete Ricketts can switch his running mate on the November ballot.

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Politics & Elections
4:15 pm
Tue September 9, 2014

Ricketts names Foley as new running mate

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Republican candidate for governor Pete Ricketts has named Mike Foley as his new running mate.

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Politics & Elections
7:45 pm
Thu August 28, 2014

OPS bond issue goes to voters

Voters in the Omaha Public Schools district will decide in November if the district should borrow $421 million for a slate of projects.

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Politics & Elections
10:35 am
Mon August 25, 2014

Heineman opposes minimum wage increase proposal

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Dave Heineman opposes the ballot measure to increase the minimum wage in Nebraska to $9 an hour by 2016.

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Politics & Elections
8:23 am
Mon August 18, 2014

Immigration could surface in Nebraska gov. race

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers will have a new debate next year over immigration, an issue that could influence the 2014 governor's race.

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Politics & Elections
8:15 am
Mon August 18, 2014

Ashford wants Congressional pay cut until balanced budget is achieved

The Democratic candidate for Nebraska’s Second Congressional District says Congress should take a pay cut until a balanced budget is passed.

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