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3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Keystone Review Delay Draws Angry Reaction From Pipeline Backers

The Obama administration's announcement yesterday that it was delaying a ruling on the Keystone XL oil pipeline drew an angry reaction from supporters of the $5.4 billion project, including some who said it was designed to push the issue beyond the November election.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Lee Terry, Republican, US House of Representatives, Nebraska, US Governors

7 hrs ago | The Olympian

Nebraska lawmakers to study tax issues over break

Fresh off a session that saw $412 million in tax relief over the next five years, the Legislature's Revenue Committee plans to hold meetings this summer and fall to consider various tax issues.

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Related Topix: Tax, US Governors, Agriculture, Science

11 hrs ago | Mother Jones

GOP Candidate Whacks Obama Bobblehead in...

Nebraska state Sen. Beau McCoy , who is campaigning for governor by driving around the state in a white pickup truck with a ladder rack, wants GOP primary voters to know that he'll push back against President Barack Obama's administration.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Governors

16 hrs ago | Gretna Breeze

More from Gretna Breeze

The Gretna School Board approved the hiring of Bret Basye to replace retiring Thomas Elementary principal Patti Brownlee at Monday night's... Patrick Arnold, a freshman at Gretna High School, was picked by Gov. Dave Heineman to be one of 25 members of the Governor's Youth Advisory... Several businesses and individuals were honored April 4 at ... (more)

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Common Dreams

Friends of the Earth Statement on Keystone XL Delay

April 18 - The State Department announced today that it will provide agencies more time to comment on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline project, in the wake of uncertainty about the pipeline's route.

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Related Topix: Activism, US Governors, US News, Liberal Political News

KHGI

Central Nebraska Ranching Family Honored for Conservation Efforts

A central Nebraska ranching family has been recognized for its land stewardship efforts with an award announced by Gov. Dave Heineman on Friday.

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Related Topix: Nebraska, Nebraska Government, US Governors

KHGI

Heineman to Sign Bill Requiring Insurance Coverage for Autism

Gov. Dave Heineman is expected to sign a bill that would require some health insurers to offer coverage for autism screenings and therapy.

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KHGI

Nebraska Joins Fire Compact, NEMA Assistant Director Named as Administrator

Gov. Dave Heineman has signed a bill that will have Nebraska join forces with Colorado, Wyoming and the Dakotas in fighting wildfires.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

Daily Kos

Nebraska joins the states that no longer allow employers to ask job applicants about criminal record

Gov. Dave Heineman signed a bill Wednesday making Nebraska the 11th state that bars employers from asking prospective employees if they have a criminal record.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison, US News

ThinkProgress

Nebraska Will Now Bar Employers From Asking Job Applicants About Criminal Records

Nebraska just became the first red state in the country to bar employers from asking prospective employees about their criminal histories on job applications.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Governors, Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Liberal Political News

Thu Apr 17, 2014

KFOR-AM Lincoln

Heineman Encourages ServeNebraska Volunteering

Gov. Dave Heineman is encouraging all Nebraskans to volunteer next week. ServeNebraska week is April 20 to 26. Heineman, first lady Sally Ganem and Jamesena Moore, chairwoman of ServeNebraska, joined for a news conference Monday to publicize the effort.

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Related Topix: US Governors

KETV-TV

Heineman pleased with legislative session

Gov. Dave Heineman won't give this Legislature a specific grade, but in a one-on-one interview with KETV NewsWatch 7 Thursday he said it's been a productive 60-day session despite appearances.

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KOTA Television

Heineman speaks to senators on a successful legislative session

"We are providing $412 million of tax relief to Nebraskans over the next five years which is meaningful, responsible and sustainable tax relief," says Heineman.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Nebraska, Tax, Social Security, Personal Finance, US Governors

The Papillion Times

McCook Daily Gazette editorial: Water-funding bill represents good start

Native Americans called our region "flat water" when, after being pushed westward by European settlers in the 18th century, they encountered the Platte River.

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Related Topix: McCook, NE, Otoe, NE, US Governors, Opinion

KHGI

Gloor Says Vets Home Bill Too Polarizing, Governor Expects Funding Soon

The veterans home decision is out of lawmakers hands, as Governor Dave Heineman tells Kearney, money for a new home should come soon.

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Reuters

Nebraska man could face execution after conviction in 4 killings

A Nebraska man was convicted on Wednesday of killing four people during a 10-day murder spree last summer within days of his release from prison and could face the death penalty in a state that has not carried out an execution since 1997.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Death Penalty, US Governors

Wed Apr 16, 2014

SFGate

Governor: Nebraska tax relief debates to continue

Lawmakers made good strides this year in passing millions of dollars in tax cuts, but Nebraska's next governor and Legislature can still do more when a new session begins next year, Gov. Dave Heineman said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Nebraska, Nebraska Government, Tax, Healthcare Law, Law, US Governors, Science / Technology

WOWT-TV Omaha

Heineman Signs Neb. Water Sustainability Bill

Gov. Dave Heineman has signed a bill designed to help Nebraska prepare for floods, water shortages and water quality problems.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Holdrege, NE

KHGI

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Gov. Dave Heineman signed a new bill into law Wednesday to create the Water Sustainability Fund and address water management, water quality and flood control issues.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Natural Disasters, Flood, Nebraska Government, Nebraska

KOTA Television

Bruning: "Experience is critical to selecting our next governor"

With the May primary less than one month away, Jon Bruning is making a strong push to become the next governor.

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Related Topix: Bruning, NE, Nebraska, Alliance, NE, Scottsbluff, NE, US Governors, Scotts Bluff County, NE

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