38 min ago
Governor Dave Heineman submitted a request on Tuesday for disaster assistance from the U.S. Small Business Administration to help Nebraskans in five northeast Nebraska counties who were impacted by the June 14-21 severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding.
6 hrs ago
Some Call for Investigation of Sentencing Errors
Some Nebraskans are calling for a criminal investigation of the Department of Correctional Services after internal emails showed officials knew sentences were being calculated incorrectly for hundreds of prisoners and didn't correct the problem.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Heineman Gets a Lot of Gifts
Governor Heineman reports he received 255 gifts last year. Data released by the Associated Press from the Nebraska Accountability and Disclosure Commission shows that's an average of nearly five gifts a week.
KOTA-TV Rapid City
2013 gifts to Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman
48 Books, many of them promotional or Nebraska-themed. Titles include "Eat Move Sleep," ''Standing Bear of the Ponca," ''Texas Trounces the Left's War on History," and a large-print Bible.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Immigrant Children Landing in Every State - Texas Has Most
More than 30,000 children who've poured over the U.S.-Mexico border as part of an unprecedented flood of migrants have been released to sponsors in every state with Texas receiving 13 percent of them, the highest in the nation, federal data shows.
Nebraska State Patrol Graduates 55th Recruit Class
From 1011Weather.com: A 10/11 Weather Alert Day is in effect for Southeastern Nebraska due to dangerous heat.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Oil transparency petition delivered to Governor Heineman
By: Jenn Hatcher email@example.com Well over 100 people started at the foot of the capitol and marched over to the governor's mansion, Thursday.
NE governor continues pressing for answers on border kids | Deena Winter | 61
Undeterred by his critics, Gov. Dave Heineman continues to press for answers from federal officials about the 214 unaccompanied immigrant children placed in Nebraska since October.
Federal disaster declaration approved for June storms
Posted By: KLKN Newsroom firstname.lastname@example.org Gov. Dave Heineman was notified that his request for a federal disaster declaration for Public Assistance in 12 counties was approved by President Barack Obama as a result of wide spread storm damage the severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding that occurred June 14-21.
Grand Island District Court Judge to Retire in October
He has been an active member of the Nebraska District Judges Association as both a chairperson and committee member and until recently had served as chairman of the Legislative Committee.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Obamaa s not-so-secret Hud plan | by Robert Romano
Act now! Urge the Senate to adopt the Lee amendment to defund Obama's plan to resettle millions of illegal immigrants in your community! Last September, the National Council of La Raza issued comments in favor of a Department of Housing and Urban Development regulation, "Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing."
North Platte Bulletin
Nebraska: No. 3 state for business
Nebraska is one of America's 10 most business-friendly states, according to Pollina Corporate Real Estate, Inc., a national leader in corporate site selection.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Update on Death of Village Clerk: Governor's Office Responds
I made the call this morning to Governor Dave Heineman's office requesting a half-mast notice for the Village of Broadwater, on the death of our village clerk.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Latino leaders speak out against Governor Heineman
FRY. I'M JEREMY MASKEL. STATE LATINO LEADERS ARE SPEAKING OUT .. TAKING AIM AT GOVERNOR DAVE HEINEMAN'S AND aWHERE THE KIDS ARE..
CHUMLEY: Border stage set for civil rights-type uprisings
With Attorney General Eric Holder at the legal helm, and a pro-amnesty chief executive in the White House, it's hard to know how this whole border fiasco is going to end - and specifically, whether peace will prevail.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Is Racist Governor About to be Rewarded at Tax Payer Expense?
This story starts in 2005-current Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman was then serving out a term having succeeded Mike Johanns who left to become Bush's Secretary of Agriculture.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Latinos Fight Back In Immigration Debate
Alex Hassel joined WOWT as a reporter in March of 2013. He skipped over from St. Joseph, Missouri, where he worked as an anchor and reporter at KQTV for two years.
The Capitol Fax Blog
Spread it out, lower the rates
Here's a New York Times story from January of 2013 Republican governors are moving aggressively to cut personal and corporate income taxes, including proposals that would increase reliance on state sales taxes, setting up ambitious experiments in tax reform that could shape what is possible on a national level.
The Flood Of Illegal Immigrant Children: Why The Secrecy?
Illegal immigration is a subject I generally avoid. The issue stirs stronger passions and produces greater polarization than almost any other.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
NE Gov accused of - blatant disregard' of undocumented children | Joe Jordan | 176
When it comes to the ongoing border crisis some members of Nebraska's Hispanic community, at least one state senator and the ACLU have heard enough.