Property tax credits for farmers, professional licenses for people brought to the country illegally as children, and eased regulations for wind power projects all moved a step... more››
Sen. Ernie Chambers continued to slow-walk the Nebraska Legislature Wednesday, delaying votes on key bills in retribution for votes he didn’t like. Toward the start of Wednesday’... more››
Ronnie Green will be the 20th chancellor of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Green currently holds two positions at UNL: vice chancellor for the Institute of Agriculture and... more››
Higher fees for people to use Nebraska state parks moved a step closer to reality today Tuesday, despite opposition from Sen. Ernie Chambers that nearly brought the Legislature... more››
Maps redrawing Nebraska’s congressional, legislative, and other elective districts would be drafted by a bipartisan commission, not by the Legislature, under a bill advanced ... more››
Food waste is an expensive problem. The average U.S. family puts upwards of $2,000 worth of food in the garbage every year. But some are making that waste into an opportunity by... more››
A move to tighten restrictions on people who give land to their family and then rely on Medicaid for nursing home costs fell short in the Legislature Friday. And a controversial... more››
Some of the most important medicines doctors prescribe to fight infections are losing effectiveness. Bacteria are building resistance to our antibiotics and the White House is... more››
A proposal to use state sales and income tax dollars to offset property taxes for farmers and ranchers ran into opposition, before senators advanced a watered-down version in the... more››
A massive winter flood on the Mississippi River cracked open a levee near the Missouri-Illinois border and damaged thousands of acres of farmland. With the planting and flood... more››
Nebraska lawmakers took what supporters described as a small step toward relieving the burden of school property taxes Wednesday.The property tax bill changes several parts of... more››
For the fourth year in a row, Nebraska lawmakers have rejected the idea of expanding Medicaid to provide health coverage for more low-income residents. Near the beginning of... more››