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1 hr ago | The Miami Herald
Nebraska lawmakers kicked off a budget debate on Monday focused on property taxes and a proposal to spend $2.5 million on cast-bronze fountains at the Capitol.
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3 hrs ago | KHGI
Nebraska lawmakers are squabbling over how much money to put into a state fund that helps reduce property taxes, and whether to pay $2.5 million for bronze fountains at the Capitol.
7 hrs ago | KLKN
Lawmakers began debate Monday on a measure that would ban minors from using e-cigarettes and stores from selling them to anyone under 18. Senators broke away for lunch before taking a vote.
9 hrs ago | KFOR-AM Lincoln
Nebraska lawmakers are poised to act this session on income tax cuts for seniors and veterans.
10 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee
Water is life's most basic element, and in Nebraska, it's the building block of our economy.
13 hrs ago | KGWN
Entries are being sought for the 24th annual Nebraska Handwriting Contest. The contest is open to all Nebraska residents.
Famed chimpanzee expert and conservationist Jane Goodall will speak at the University of Nebraska at Kearney later this month.
Senators will also debate a bill that would ensure Nebraska's income-tax brackets keep pace with inflation, while giving a greater tax break to low- and middle-income Social Security recipients.
Like those in almost all other states, Nebraskans and Iowans will trade an hour of sleep starting Sunday morning for an extra hour of sunlight in the evening.
A record-setter wearing No. 3, Doug McDermott has helped lift Creighton to another dimension.
Why should ag land that produces income be taxed at a lower rate than our homes in towns and cities? If farmers and ranchers want to reduce property taxes, they should work with the Legislature on reducing or eliminating expenses supported by property taxes.
The Colorado State University Extension - Logan and Morgan counties have teamed up with the Nebraska Network for Beginning Farmers & Ranchers, the Farm and Ranch Project of Legal Aid of Nebraska, the Risk Management Agency of the USDA, National Institute of Food and Agriculture, the Nebraska Department of Agriculture's Farm Mediation to bring a ... (more)
A bill introduced by Sen. Tanya Cook, of Omaha, would disregard 10 percent of income when determining eligibility for Nebraska's child care subsidy program.
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Currently it is illegal for same-sex and unmarried couples to adopt children in Nebraska, but a bill in the Nebraska Legislature hopes to change that.
Nebraska lawmakers have approved a committee to investigate the state's handling of Nikko Jenkins, who is accused of killing four people in the Omaha area after his release from prison.