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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska state senator is proposing a ballot measure that would give Nebraska voters the chance to legalize medical marijuana in November.

Legal Director and Deputy Executive Director of the Immigrant Legal Center, Shane Ellison, joins Mike Hogan "Live & Local" on Morning Edition about DACA, TPS, and the impact on Nebraska.


Neena Nizar is the Supervisor at the Learning and Tutoring Center South Campus for Metropolitan Community College.  

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Facebook is rolling out a 30-city program it promised last year to help small businesses grow and workers gain the digital computer skills needed to find a job.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Declining numbers in a new monthly survey of bankers suggests the economy remains weak in rural parts of 10 Plains and Western states.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Keystone XL pipeline still faces an uncertain future in Nebraska despite the developer's announcement that it will proceed with the project.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Some Nebraska lawmakers say they're concerned the state corrections department will fail to meet a July 2020 deadline

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska state lawmaker has delivered on his promise to introduce new voter identification bills.

Justice for Our Neighbors recently announced they are changing their name to the Immigrant Legal Center.

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A Nebraska man has pleaded guilty to threatening Republican U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst of Iowa.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed portions of a lawsuit that says Nebraska's overcrowded prisons give inadequate health care, overuse solitary confinement and discriminate against disabled inmates.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Natural gas rates in Nebraska may decline this year because of the corporate tax rate cut that Congress approved last year.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have kicked off debate on an industry-backed bill that would impose new regulations on fantasy sports websites.

Modern Streetcar Advocates is spreading the word about the benefits a streetcar could bring to Omaha, and their next meeting is tomorrow, January 18th, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Commerce Village.

UNO Medical Center's Dr. Daniel Murman chats with Mike Hogan on the latest regarding Alzheimer's treatment.

Emiliano Lerda, Executive Director, Immigrant Legal Center Chats with Mike Hogan “Live & Local” on Morning Edition

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers will start to sift through Gov. Pete Ricketts' budget plan

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Enrollment is up at the Omaha Public Schools' experiment in online learning at the Virtual School.

Creighton is kicking off its new Global Scholars Program this fall. 

OCP Artisitic Director Kimberly Faith Hickman Joins Mike Hogan on "Morning Edition-Live & Local"

(Omaha, NE)  --  A missing dog in Omaha is reunited with its owner in Texas

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials will target potential sex traffickers this year with more proactive law enforcement and an ad campaign at rest stops and other places where trafficking takes place.

The Salvation Army’s Night Watch program resumed for the winter on December 4th and has already served over 5400 meals.  

The Urban Abbey in the Old Market, with the motto “coffee, cause, communion,” celebrated its six-year anniversary this past November. 

Omaha North High School Senior Donnae Simmons joins us  with a story on Elijah and his furry friend Hawkeye.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts has unveiled a new tax package that would boost credits for Nebraska residents who own homes and farmland, lower the state's top income tax rates and expand job-training programs.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A nonprofit advocacy group has asked Nebraska's State Board of Education to create a model policy for schools to assess and monitor students who have brain injuries.

George Joslyn loved to entertain in what is considered the “original man cave.” 

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts says his proposed budget to lawmakers will prioritize K-12 public education, the state corrections department and services for people with developmental disabilities.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska State Patrol is urging motorists in the state to prepare for a winter storm later this week that's expected to make driving dangerous.

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