The University of Nebraska Medical Center wants to build a training center for health professionals from around the country concentrating on treating highly contagious diseases... more››
Policy reforms and proposed legislation are being designed to prevent discrimination against transgender Nebraskans in the workplace and academics.  NET News examines these... more››
A bill increasing Medicaid spending to allow people who rely on the program a little more spending money is advancing in the Nebraska Legislature. And the argument over whether... more››
Extra spending money for Medicaid recipients in nursing homes, and drivers licenses for children brought to the United States illegally, were discussed in the Nebraska... more››
The village of Pilger in northeast Nebraska continues to make progress in its recovery from last summer’s tornadoes, but there have been setbacks. Last month, residents received... more››
Same-sex marriage advocates are praising Monday’s court ruling striking down Nebraska’s ban, but giving a week for an appeal. Meanwhile Attorney General Doug Peterson is pressing... more››
Many of the millions of veterans deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan have returned home to resume civilian lives and civilian careers. Congress wants to help jump-start the... more››
Eloise Kruger ran a laundry service with her husband in Lincoln in the 1960s and 70s. But in her spare time, she collected over 20,000 miniature pieces. As part of our occasional... more››
Gov. Pete Ricketts says he has concerns that a bill he signed on veterans benefits might be interpreted as violating Nebraska’s ban on same-sex marriage. The bill sponsored by... more››
An attempt to use Medicaid dollars to provide birth control coverage for low-income women failed in the Nebraska Legislature Thursday. And the fight over whether people should be... more››
Supporters renewed their push to provide health coverage for more low-income Nebraskans through Medicaid, and a preliminary plan for state spending of nearly $9 billion dollars... more››
Some you see, most you don’t. The thousands of people who are homeless in Nebraska each year.  Nebraska workers recently made an effort to count the homeless in the state to... more››