LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Cities that don't already impose occupation taxes on alcohol, tobacco and motor-vehicle fuels would be banned from doing so in the future, under a bill that won first-round approval from Nebraska lawmakers.
A VA official estimates 53 percent of veterans aren’t accessing care available to them.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha-based economist says a survey of bankers in 10 Midwest and Plains states suggests the regional economy is losing steam.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Keystone XL oil pipeline's route through Nebraska will face months of additional delays now that a federal judge has invalidated the pipeline's path.
A UNO political scientist says even with a court ruling Wednesday on the Keystone XL pipeline, the project will likely be built.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad's legislative priorities survived a procedural deadline in the Iowa General Assembly this week, while some more controversial bills appeared dead.
A $323 million cancer center at UNMC is set to open in the spring of 2017.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Lawmakers in the Iowa House have approved an anti-bullying measure that would emphasize teacher training standards.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Counties may soon have a way to regulate door-to-door salesmen through a bill in the Nebraska Legislature.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A judge has struck down a Nebraska law that allowed the Keystone XL oil pipeline to proceed through the state.