Tagged: legislature

Bill would divest state funds from Iran 0

Bill would divest state funds from Iran

By Joseph Moore, Nebraska News Service      State funds invested in companies with ties to Iran’s oil and military sectors would be pulled out under a bill introduced by Sen. Bill Avery of Lincoln....

Heineman calls for tax reform and increased support for education 0

Heineman calls for tax reform and increased support for education

Click here to listen to Gov. Heineman’s address By staff and wire reports Gov. Dave Heineman called for an overhaul of Nebraska’s tax system, saying the state needs to get rid of its individual...

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Nebraska Legislature gets underway

By Shelby Friesz, Bethany Knipp, Joseph Moore and Demetria Stephens, Nebraska News Service The first day of the 103rd Nebraska Legislative session, Wednesday, Jan. 9, ended with the election of a new speaker and...

Politicos debate the pros and cons of Nebraska's non-partisan Legislature

Politicos debate the pros and cons of Nebraska's non-partisan Legislature

Politicians, political parties and lobbyists work diligently to advance their interests in the country’s unique statehouse.

Bill would allow Nebraskans to buy alcohol on Sunday mornings 0

Bill would allow Nebraskans to buy alcohol on Sunday mornings

If a statehouse proposal becomes law, Nebraskans may soon be able to buy alcohol on Sunday mornings.

Bill introduced in Nebraska Legislature’s special session on Keystone XL pipeline

Bill introduced in Nebraska Legislature’s special session on Keystone XL pipeline

The first special session lasted 16 minutes but will reconvene Wednesday at 11 a.m.