Nebraska would offer subsidies for electricity produced by wind, solar or other alternative technologies, and penalties for sex trafficking of minors would be increased under... more››
It’s planting time in the Midwest. Much of the corn and beans farmers are preparing to grow will end up feeding livestock in China, a huge importer of grain from the Corn Belt.... more››
Bills designed to regulate transportation services like Uber and Lyft, and to crack down on dog and cat breeders if they mistreat animals, are advancing in the Nebraska... more››
A medical marijuana bill is headed to the floor of the Nebraska Legislature for debate. Seven senators are trying to delay a decision by the Oil and Gas Conservation Commission... more››
Big farms are collecting taxpayer dollars that they haven’t necessarily earned by taking advantage of a loophole in government subsidy rules, according to regulators, members of... more››
A Nebraska coal-fired power plant is getting set for a clean energy makeover. The Nebraska Public Power District is teaming with a California company to produce power from... more››
African American women in Nebraska experience a significantly higher rate of cancer diagnoses and deaths compared to whites according to the Nebraska Cancer Registry. In 2008, a... more››
Nebraska lawmakers gave first-round approval Thursday to a bill that would abolish the state’s death penalty. But abolition opponents, including Gov. Pete Ricketts, vowed to... more››
Thousands of people get sick every year from E. coli bacteria in their food. The beef industry has gone to great lengths to limit illnesses in meat. But the industry has been... more››
Nebraska lawmakers are continuing to advance a series of bills intended to reduce prison sentences and relieve overcrowding. And they gave initial approval to a lower minimum... more››
The use of small flying drones by hobbyists is on the increase. But in Nebraska, and across the country, the Federal Aviation Administration says using drones for commercial... more››
Concern over the proposed disposal of fracking water in western Nebraska spilled over into the Nebraska Legislature Tuesday, and controversy surfaced over sentencing reforms... more››