Where Nebraska was once covered by grassland, most of the land is now used for agriculture. The loss of prairie causes problems for native species and on marginal land it can... more››
The Nebraska Legislature is debating a question about whether meatpacking companies may own hogs in the state, amid an undercurrent of accusations that one corporation is trying... more››
After years of talks, negotiators from a dozen countries along the Pacific Ocean reached a deal to create the biggest trade pact in history. A section of the agreement could... more››
Waiters and waitresses could earn more, and businesses could get a tax break for locating on Indian reservations, under bills introduced in the Nebraska Legislature Wednesday.... more››
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››