Speed limits could be raised to 70 miles an hour on some Nebraska highways, and up to 80 miles an hour on the Interstate, under a proposal supported by Gov. Pete Ricketts. And... more››
What takes a kid from being an average competitor to a national champion? Two University of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers look to find out by identifying Nebraska high schoolers... more››
In the coming months, Congress will map out how to spend upwards of $500 billion over the next five years in the farm bill. Farmers have certain interests in the negotiations,... more››
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a part of a new partnership along with the University of Nebraska Medical Center and the U.S. Department of Defense through STRATCOM to... more››
Nebraska does not plan to use the new work requirements for Medicaid recipients approved by the Trump administration, the administration of Gov. Pete Ricketts says. Proposals on... more››
2018 will be a busy year for everyone involved in advancing and opposing Nebraska’s death penalty.After months of quiet following the 2015 referendum vote reinstating capital... more››
Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts promised to try again to deliver tax relief he says Nebraskans are demanding. His comments came in his annual State of the State speech Wednesday,... more››
Later this month outreach workers will conduct an annual “point-in-time” count of the country’s homeless population. In Nebraska and nationwide they’ll find a disproportionate... more››
As Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts gets ready to reveal his tax cut proposal, an Oklahoma lawmaker is warning against scheduling tax cuts in advance. Senators killed a proposal to... more››
Shoring up rural America’s economy must start with broadband access and technology, a federal task force says in a report released Monday. Rural areas have lagged urban centers... more››
Motorcyclists age 21 or older would be able to ride without a helmet, under a bill debated by the Legislature Monday. And senators introduced bills intended to strengthen... more››
Growing numbers of grass-fed beef fans insist that their steaks and burgers are a step up from the grain-fed feedlot beef that’s become standard in the U.S. But the specialty... more››