A proposal to reduce the taxable value of agricultural land remains stuck in committee in the Nebraska Legislature. But a break on personal property taxes is moving ahead, while... more››
Wastewater disposal wells dot America's landscape, but to many, this vital part of oil and gas development is invisible. With oil prices in free fall, there's a lot of... more››
The fight over the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline was renewed in the Nebraska Legislature Wednesday, centering on the issue of eminent domain. The scene was a public hearing... more››
Is it rural legend or is it true? Some have complained that the government pays farmers not to farm. Reality lies deep in the farm bill with a little-known, complicated support... more››
Changes in property taxes, Medicaid, puppy mills and campaign finance were all discussed in the Legislature Tuesday. It was a day of largely behind-the-scenes action in the... more››
Nebraska is one of the last states to still prohibit meatpackers from owning livestock. Some lawmakers would like to allow it in the pork industry to help boost the rural economy... more››
A proposal to repeal Nebraska’s death penalty is moving forward in the Legislature; but another bill -- for winner-take-all electoral college voting for president -- may be in... more››
Here's a summary of the legal battle over same same-sex marriage in Nebraska.As of right now...Despite the order issued by Judge Joseph Bataillon in February, marriage in... more››
Healthcare workers, take care of people in all kinds of situations: routine checkups, surgeries, life-threatening illnesses and death. Taking care of people, in any kind of... more››
Supporters and opponents of legalizing medical marijuana flocked to the Nebraska Capitol Friday to testify on legislation on the subject. A bill by Bellevue Sen. Tommy Garrett... more››
Soybean, corn and wheat farmers in the upper Midwest lost about $570 million last winter thanks mostly to transportation tie-ups, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced... more››
Nebraska can expect steady economic growth in the next three years. That’s according to a report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Bureau of Business Research. But what... more››

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