Speaking of Nebraska: 2018

College Athletics
February 15, 2018

Husker sports is a multi-million dollar business, and that business has a new CEO. We’ll talk one-on-one with UNL Director of Athletics Bill Moos about his goals for the Husker program, and broader topics facing college athletics. Full interview with Bill Moos: READ / LISTEN / WATCH


Homelessness
February 22, 2018

Homelessness; what does it look like in different parts of Nebraska, why does it happen and what's being done to help the homeless. Guests: Jody Jackson, Heartland Family Service; and Christina Lloyd, Cedars Youth Services.


Nebraska Jobs
Mach 1, 2018

Nebraska's job outlook; what's hot, what's not, what's the impact of automation and how are we preparing for a changing workplace and workforce. Guests: Eric Thompson, UNL Bureau of Business Research; and Phil Baker, Nebraska Department of Labor.


Juvenile Justice
March 22, 2018

A new emphasis on keeping juvenile offenders out of jail is beginning to have an impact on the kids, their families and the justice system. Guest: Debora Denny, Director of the Nebraska Office of Dispute Resolution in the Nebraska State Court Administrator’s Office


Trade and the Nebraska Economy
March 31, 2018

Nebraska farmers and ranchers talk about about their perspectives on NAFTA talks and we discuss how federal trade policy impacts local businesses. Guest: Bruce Bohrer, Lincoln Chamber of Commerce.


The Death Penalty Process
April 5, 2018

There are likely to be three additions to Nebraska's Death Row this year. Former Assistant Attorney General Kirk Brown talks about what happens in court after the trial when the punishment is death.


Business Plans Behind Bars
April 12, 2018

Jeremy Bouman, Executive Director of Defy Ventures in Nebraska, a unique program available in most Nebraska correctional facilities turning inmates into entrepreneurs.


Expanding Broadband
April 19, 2018

Expanding Broadband. What needs to happen for high-speed internet to be available to everyone who wants it? Guests: Sen. Curt Friesen, Henderson; Gary Warren, Hamilton Telecommunications.

 


 

Medicaid Expansion
December 14, 2018

How will Nebraska implement voter-approved Medicaid expansion? Senator Kate Bolz, Senator Brett Lindstrom.