Property tax relief proposal questioned; lawmakers debate liability in police chases

In News, on February 5th, 2016

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Lincoln, NE – Gov. Pete Ricketts proposal to relieve property taxes by holding down local spending and limiting ag land valuation increases ran into questions in a public hearing Thursday. And lawmakers debated who counts as an innocent third party during police chases in Nebraska.

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Legislature considers making 18-year-olds eligible for senator, governor, judge

In News, on January 29th, 2016

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Lincoln, NE – Nebraska voters would be asked if they want to let 18-year -olds serve as legislators, Supreme Court judges and the governor under a proposal being debated in the Legislature.

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Cities keep authority over guns; prescription drug registry advances

In News, on January 28th, 2016

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  Lincoln, NE – Cities in Nebraska will still be able to enact tighter gun regulations than called for in state law; and a proposal to expand a statewide registry of medical prescriptions to fight drug addiction is advancing in the Legislature The debate over gun regulations was hard-fought over several days. Supporters of the […]

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Prison construction plan questioned; deadlock over guns continues

In News, on January 27th, 2016

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Lincoln, NE – Nebraska lawmakers are questioning Gov. Pete Ricketts’ plans for prison construction, and are continuing to wrestle with whether state law or local ordinances should regulate guns in the state.

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Future of Civic Auditorium, hookah bar debated by Council

In News, on January 27th, 2016

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The future of Omaha’s first hookah bar could be in jeopardy, after Omaha City Council members take action against Taza Hookah Lounge.

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POTUS speaks at UNO

In News, on January 14th, 2016

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Omaha, NE – President Barack Obama wasn’t scheduled to speak at the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s newly built Baxter Arena until 4pm. But the line to get-in started to form at nine in the morning. One of the thousands standing in line, is Audrey Williams, who says she traveled to Washington D.C. twice to […]

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