Proposals on everything from speed limits to gun regulations received final approval in the Legislature Wednesday.Wednesday was the next-to-last day of the Legislature’s 2018... more››
Republican Don Bacon flipped the 2nd District when he won the vote in 2016. Non-profit leader, Kara Eastman, and a longtime lawmaker, Brad Ashford, are competing in a democratic... more››
Some senators want the Legislature to convene in special session later this year to try again to reduce property taxes, but Gov. Pete Ricketts opposes the idea.The Nebraska... more››
A day after lawmakers gave up on property tax relief, the Nebraska Legislature took a step Monday toward allowing self-driving vehicles on Nebraska roads.After lawmakers... more››
Big cities in the Midwest are gaining ground on the rural communities that, for many decades, have thrived on the edges of urban development. Massive development on the edges of... more››
The Nebraska Legislature deadlocked over property tax relief Friday, leaving hopes for any legislative action on that subject depending on negotiations between senators.It’s that... more››
When voters in Nebraska go to the polls May 15, they will most likely be choosing the next state treasurer. Two Republicans – who differ in background, experience, and vision --... more››
A proposal to ask Nebraska voters if they want to require voters to show photo ID at the polls died in the Legislature Thursday.Numerous proposals for the Legislature to enact... more››
It was an appropriate week for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s trade expert to address a gaggle of Nebraska farmers — even if their responses tended toward frustration.Ted... more››
Issues of sexual harassment and exploitation were front and center in the Legislature Wednesday, and lawmakers continued work on other issues.The issue of sexual harassment first... more››
Some of them are dusty and falling apart, but the books in the basement of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Don Love Library still have stories to tell. Hidden among the... more››
Gov. Pete Ricketts’ tax plan stalled Tuesday in the Legislature, while lawmakers approved a budget including controversial language on abortion.The governor’s tax proposal, in... more››

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