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The Miami Herald
Weighty issues remain for Nebraska lawmakers
Nebraska lawmakers are nearly three-fourths of the way through this year's 60-day session, with many of the most high-profile issues still awaiting a vote.
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Fri Mar 14, 2014
Prosecutor named to judgeship in Lincoln
Gov. Dave Heineman's office announced Friday that Lori Maret was chosen. The opening was created by the retirement of Judge Karen Flowers on Dec. 31. The governor's office says the 45-year-old Maret has been deputy Lancaster County attorney since 2002.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
State senators indifferent about Heineman's tax cuts
In Gov. Dave Heineman's State of the State Address, he called for $500 million in tax cuts within the next three years, but Nebraska senators appear to be headed down a less ambitious path.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Legislature rejects proposal to boost Nebraska property tax credits by $45M annually
In an increasingly competitive environment for hotels, rising bond payments for the Hilton are on the way, but city officials see no reason to worry.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
The Miami Herald
Nebraska budget debate focused on taxes, fountains
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.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
The Miami Herald
Neb. lawmakers to act on some income tax measures
Lawmakers are poised to act this session on income tax cuts aimed at Social Security recipients and veterans who agree to launch a new career or business in Nebraska after they retire.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
North Platte Bulletin
Legislature: Superintendent's pay must be printed
One of the first bills passed this year in the Nebraska Legislature requires the salaries of school superintendents to be published on the state department of education website.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
KTIV-TV Sioux City
Two Siouxland states have joined a lawsuit seeking to strike down a California law regulating the living conditions of chickens.
Bill to lower taxes on Nebraska farmland stalls
A proposal to lower the taxable value of Nebraska ranch and farmland stalled Thursday in a legislative committee amid concerns it would erode the property tax base used by rural K-12 public schools.
The Heritage Foundation
The Policy Solution That Could Help You Spend Less Time Stuck in Traffic
House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan recently expressed this fact at the 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference .
Lawmakers look to improve property tax relief for low-income senior citizens
Lawmakers are debating how to keep the state's older population- as well as its younger population - here in Nebraska.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Nebraska Joins Lawsuit over Animal Agriculture Rules
Gov. Dave Heineman and Attorney General Jon Bruning announced on Wednesday that Nebraska has joined a lawsuit challenging egg production standards in California, which they view as anti-agriculture.
Kearney Moves Forward after Vets Bill Advances
For the City of Kearney, the unanimous vote from the Government, Military and Veterans Affairs Committee ends the debate about where the new Central Nebraska Veterans Home will be located.
American Petroleum Institute: Says 'Bill Clinton and George Bush both say build the Keystone XL.'
In this Dec. 3, 2012 file photo, crews work on construction of the TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline near County Road 363 and County Road 357, east of Winona, Texas.
The Papillion Times
World-Herald editorial: What they did delays an 'I do'
Two convicted murderers may have found true love behind bars, but a ride to the wedding would not seem to be their constitutional right.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Billboard attacks Gov. Heineman's refusal to expand Medicaid
With more than 2,500 signatures, a Move On.org petition is now launching an ad campaign.
Ohio's business climate lauded
For the second consecutive year, Ohio has finished second in the rankings by Site Selection magazine of states with the most capital investment projects last year.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Gov. Heineman weighs in on inmates' marriage proposal
Gov. Dave Heineman says he's opposed to any use of public money to transport Nebraska prisoners to marriage ceremonies with other inmates.
Gov. Dave Heineman calls for property tax reform
Heineman said Nebraska has plenty of money available for tax cuts, but it's up to lawmakers to pass them.
Heineman stresses that Nebraska has plenty of cash for tax cuts
Governor Dave Heineman says Nebraska has plenty of money available for tax cuts, but it's up to lawmakers to pass them.