Proposals to address what one senator called a "dysfunctional" prison system and to require photo IDs for voting were discussed in the Nebraska Legislature Friday, while a bill... more››
The swift fox is an endangered species in Nebraska, but little is known about them.  The first thing researchers are trying to learn is where exactly these Nebraska natives call... more››
Modest but steady economic growth. That’s what Nebraska can expect during the next three years, according to a long-range forecast released today (Friday, Jan. 23) by the Bureau... more››
In his State of the State speech Thursday, Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts highlighted his legislative proposals, which several senators suggested were modest. In contrast to his... more››
Cattle producers may get a chance to vote on whether they want to double the increasingly controversial $1 beef checkoff charge. Under a new plan unveiled this week, an industry... more››
Scientists have noticed a change in the atmosphere. Plants are taking in more carbon dioxide during the growing season and giving off more carbon in the fall and winter. What... more››
Proposals to fight discrimination against gays and lesbians, reduce future prison sentences, and legalize medical marijuana were among measures introduced Wednesday in the... more››
A class of pesticides commonly used on Midwest farm fields that have been linked to the destruction of bee colonies may not be as effective against corn and soybean pests as once... more››
Requiring Nebraska school children to be vaccinated against meningitis, and requiring a certain amount of parenting time for both parents in case of separation or divorce, were... more››
It seemed like a good idea for the beef business. Collect a dollar from each cattle sale to fund marketing and research. So a law was passed and everyone chipped in. Billions of... more››
There are over 250 museums in Nebraska, and they all tell a slightly different story about our history. In Lincoln, 12 museums collaborated to tell that story together – using... more››
More tax breaks for wind energy and lowering the age limit for holding public office, were among proposals introduced in the Nebraska Legislature Friday. For years, wind power... more››