Later this month outreach workers will conduct an annual “point-in-time” count of the country’s homeless population. In Nebraska and nationwide they’ll find a disproportionate... more››
As Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts gets ready to reveal his tax cut proposal, an Oklahoma lawmaker is warning against scheduling tax cuts in advance. Senators killed a proposal to... more››
Shoring up rural America’s economy must start with broadband access and technology, a federal task force says in a report released Monday. Rural areas have lagged urban centers... more››
Motorcyclists age 21 or older would be able to ride without a helmet, under a bill debated by the Legislature Monday. And senators introduced bills intended to strengthen... more››
Growing numbers of grass-fed beef fans insist that their steaks and burgers are a step up from the grain-fed feedlot beef that’s become standard in the U.S. But the specialty... more››
A group of state senators is proposing ways for Nebraska to deal with its overcrowded and understaffed prisons. But the proposals face an uncertain future in a tight budget year.... more››
Writer Britny Cordera is a living anachronism. Dressed in retro clothing from secondhand stores, she is a frequent sight on the sidewalks of Omaha’s Old Market. Her writing tool... more››
Nebraska’s Secretary of State said he’s not surprised a commission set up by President Donald Trump to look into voter fraud has been disbanded. And Nebraska lawmakers continue... more››
The Nebraska Legislature began its 2018 session Wednesday, with senators introducing proposals affecting everything from where drones can fly, to when prisoners must be released... more››
Nebraska is known for its wild weather. After a warm fall and a frigid holiday season, we take a look back at weather trends in 2017 in today’s NET News Signature Story.Did you... more››
The Nebraska Legislature begins its 2018 session Wednesday facing a familiar list of issues, along with a familiar reason why they will be difficult to address: money.Ask state... more››
Advanced biofuels have been touted as the next step beyond the corn-based ethanol that’s the bulk of the country’s renewable fuel for cars and trucks. But cellulosic ethanol is... more››