Future teachers and other school employees would have to wait until age 60 rather than 55 to retire, under a bill being considered in the Legislature. And senators resumed... more››
The future of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline rests, once again, in Nebraska.On Wednesday, May 3, a marathon public hearing will give supporters and opponents the... more››
The Nebraska Legislature Tuesday rejected this year’s main proposal for income tax cuts and agricultural property tax reform.The debate on taxes came on the same day as the... more››
Living with HIV used to mean certain death, but now with advancements in treatments and medications, people can live mostly normal lives. Tommy Young-Dennis’ life changed when he... more››
There have always been Americans worried about some pending cataclysm. The business of catering to those fears and helping people prepare to survive the next big calamity, though... more››
145 years ago this month, a Nebraska City newspaper editor and politician made his love for trees official. He founded Arbor Day, a time to plant trees and recognize their... more››
The Nebraska Legislature gave first-round approval Wednesday to a proposed $8.9 billion budget for the next two years, but only after a bitter fight over a provision that some... more››
Only a few hundred cars in Nebraska are fully electric, but the number is on the rise—along with the number of places those cars can charge up. Some Nebraska towns are hoping... more››
Debate over the state budget got off to a fitful start Tuesday.Before they got to the budget, senators discussed a proposal that included suspending a personal property tax... more››
Midwest farmers are watching as one strain of bird flu infects humans in China and another strain infects a Tennessee poultry farm. Two years after an outbreak in the Midwest,... more››
A proposed law to allow teachers to use force to restrain disruptive students sparked debate in the Nebraska Legislature Monday. And lawmakers gave final approval to more than... more››
Three months into his term, President Donald Trump now has in place his Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue. The U.S. Senate confirmed Perdue's nomination Monday afternoon.... more››