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January 19, 2017
Following a failed attempt at privatization five years ago, Nebraska’s child welfare system has since been the subject of controversy and intense... more››
January 18, 2017
President-elect Donald Trump plans to pick former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue to lead the Agriculture Department, a transition official and a source... more››
January 18, 2017
The head of the largest state employees’ union says Gov. Ricketts should devote more money to stopping massive turnover instead of pushing for tax... more››
January 17, 2017
Nebraska Supreme Court Chief Justice Mike Heavican said Tuesday Gov. Pete Ricketts’ proposed budget reductions would halt the progress that’s been... more››
January 17, 2017
Wind power is picking up in Nebraska. The state now has more than one gigawatt of wind power capacity. While it still lags behind other states, those... more››
January 16, 2017
School lunch has long been a target of jokes. Those jokes turned to complaints from students and parents alike in 2012 when new nutrition standards... more››
January 13, 2017
A proposal that would say Nebraska municipalities and counties cannot regulate guns more strictly than called for in state law got a boost in the... more››
January 13, 2017
A new U.S. government study claims ethanol is better for the environment than most scientists initially expected, boosting an industry that is a boon... more››
January 13, 2017
After showing overwhelming support for the death penalty in November’s election, many Nebraskans expected executions of those on death row would get... more››
January 12, 2017
Gov. Pete Ricketts called for belt-tightening and tax cuts in his State of the State speech Thursday, as lawmakers reacted with a mix of support... more››

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