This Week in Lincoln: Back to Business in the Unicameral

In News, on January 18th, 2019

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NET News’ Fred Knapp covers the second week of the Nebraska Legislature’s 2019 session.

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Nebraska Data Paints Incomplete Picture of School Success

In News, on January 17th, 2019

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The Nebraska Department of Education released the Nebraska Education Profile at the end of 2018, rating state schools on a four-tier scale based on several categories of data. In a two-part series for NET Nebraska, Allison Mollenkamp shows how school success is a little more complicated than simply ratings.

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Hemp Legalization Poised to Benefit Already-Growing Market

In News, on January 11th, 2019

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The recent farm bill passed by Congress included the legalization of industrial hemp, which can be used for livestock feed and car parts, among other things. However, as Esther Honig reports for Harvest Public Media, legalization will also boost a growing market for cannabidiol, an oil extracted from hemp flowers.

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This Week in Lincoln: Legislature Kicks Off With Pomp and Proposals

In News, on January 11th, 2019

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NET News’ Fred Knapp covers the first week of the Nebraska Legislature’s 2019 session.

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Legislature Preview: Several Key Issues Facing Senators in 2019 Session

In News, on January 8th, 2019

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Property taxes and Medicaid expansion were two of the most hotly discussed issues during the midterm elections in Nebraska, and state senators will convene to tackle these things and more when the Legislature resumes January 9.

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Lack of Internet Creates Job Hunt Challenges for Nebraskans

In News, on January 7th, 2019

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In a story for NET Nebraska, Allison Mollenkamp describes how a lack of broadband connectivity in more than 20 percent of Nebraska households can hinder efforts to find employment and connect with the outside world.

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