One of the high-stakes policy battles in this year’s session of the Nebraska Legislature began Tuesday, as senators introduced the latest proposal to expand Medicaid, and... more››
It takes a lot of energy to produce the food we eat, but technologies are improving to give some of that energy back to us after we’re finished with it. There’s potentially fuel... more››
A proposal aimed at preventing the misuse of campaign funds is gaining support in the Legislature. Meanwhile, a measure that would more than triple the state's cigarette tax has... more››
Gov. Pete Ricketts delivered his State of the State address to the Legislature Thursday, stressing proposals to deal with subjects like property tax relief and roads. Meanwhile,... more››
The atmosphere at Baxter Arena was electric. Close to 11,000 people packed into the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s brand new home for hockey and basketball. “It still has that... more››
President Barack Obama made his first significant trip to Nebraska Wednesday, in the wake of his final State of the Union address. The president delivered a speech at the... more››
President Obama spoke at Baxter Arena in Omaha Wednesday following his final State of the Union speech in office. He came to Omaha, in part, to promote Nebraska’s economic... more››
Sometimes Nebraska Democrats keep their distance from more liberal national politicians in their party. Not so for Omaha-area Congressman Brad Ashford, who flew in with President... more››
Wednesday, 1/13/16 7:45 p.m.President Obama followed up Tuesday's State of the Union address with a speech in Omaha Wednesday.  In his speech at Baxter Arena on the University of... more››
International students who want to stay in the United States after college have a lot of competition. Two U.S. senators have introduced a bill that would tighten the limit on a... more››
Gov. Pete Ricketts and key state senators unveiled proposals for property tax relief today Tuesday. And Ricketts defended himself against criticism that he will not be attending... more››
Omaha is a diverse city. Part of that has to do with its rising Latino population. But a new study out of the University of Nebraska Omaha is showing how Omaha Latinos are... more››

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