Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts says he expects President Donald Trump to end federal overreach that’s hurting Nebraskans, while Democratic Party Chair Jane Kleeb says she thinks... more››
Under a proposal in the Nebraska Legislature, The public would not know which companies are supplying Nebraska with death penalty drugs. And the head of the state’s court system... more››
Following a failed attempt at privatization five years ago, Nebraska’s child welfare system has since been the subject of controversy and intense scrutiny. There are some... more››
President-elect Donald Trump plans to pick former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue to lead the Agriculture Department, a transition official and a source close to the process confirmed... more››
The head of the largest state employees’ union says Gov. Ricketts should devote more money to stopping massive turnover instead of pushing for tax cuts. A senator who represents... more››
Nebraska Supreme Court Chief Justice Mike Heavican said Tuesday Gov. Pete Ricketts’ proposed budget reductions would halt the progress that’s been made to reform the state’s... more››
Wind power is picking up in Nebraska. The state now has more than one gigawatt of wind power capacity. While it still lags behind other states, those wind farms are making an... more››
School lunch has long been a target of jokes. Those jokes turned to complaints from students and parents alike in 2012 when new nutrition standards mandated by Congress, the... more››
A proposal that would say Nebraska municipalities and counties cannot regulate guns more strictly than called for in state law got a boost in the Nebraska Legislature Friday.... more››
A new U.S. government study claims ethanol is better for the environment than most scientists initially expected, boosting an industry that is a boon to Midwest farmers. But the... more››
After showing overwhelming support for the death penalty in November’s election, many Nebraskans expected executions of those on death row would get underway promptly.It’s not... more››
Gov. Pete Ricketts called for belt-tightening and tax cuts in his State of the State speech Thursday, as lawmakers reacted with a mix of support and skepticism. Speaking to... more››