On the eve of a high-stakes budget hearing, senators expressed widely different views of proposed cuts to the University of Nebraska. And Sen. Bob Krist’s candidacy for governor... more››
Sen. Bob Krist, who is running for governor, switched his party registration from nonpartisan to Democrat Monday. And Sen. Kate Bolz called for a special committee to examine... more››
A new federal mandate requires truckers to electronically track the number of hours they’re on the road. It's meant to make highways safer but there’s a big difference between... more››
Young people convicted of serious crimes could be eligible for parole earlier, and victims of sex trafficking could have their criminal records kept confidential, under proposals... more››
Inside Nebraska’s 10 correctional facilities two people are responsible for all criminal investigations. They are the only certified law enforcement employed by the Department of... more››
Property taxes, medical cannabis, and voter ID were discussed in the Legislature Thursday. And a state senator apologized after being stopped for driving under the influence.The... more››
Nebraska lawmakers wrestled with water and tax issues Wednesday, while a new poll suggested some perhaps surprising attitudes toward taxes.The water issue concerns so-called... more››
About 98 percent of the total amount of hops grown in the U.S. happens in the Pacific Northwest. Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is hoping to change that. A new... more››
Supporters and opponents of raising Nebraska’s speed limits squared off in a public hearing Tuesday. And the chairman of the Appropriations Committee says it will probably be... more››
Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway will team up with the online retailer, Amazon, and investment bank, JP Morgan, on a project to lower the high cost of health care in the U.S.... more››
A proposal to deny federal family planning funds to organizations that also provide abortions packed a hearing room at the Capitol Monday. Senators heard a proposal to strengthen... more››
You can’t talk about Washington without talking about partisan politics. But when the farm bill comes around, alliances form across party lines. When the bill is introduced, it... more››