Keystone XL fight begins again; electrical competition debated

In News, on February 16th, 2017

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Lincoln, NE – Pipeline company TransCanada reapplied Thursday for permission to build the Keystone XL oil pipeline across Nebraska.

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Senators move to break legislative logjam

In News, on February 15th, 2017

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Lincoln, NE -Nebraska lawmakers moved toward breaking a legislative logjam that’s prevented them from debating everything from schools and taxes to prisons and health care, as senators decided Wednesday to delay any further attempt to change their rules.

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Jedi wisdom, man’s best friend fail to end legislative gridlock

In News, on February 15th, 2017

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Lincoln, NE – Despite the invocation of Jedi wisdom and talk of man’s best friend, the Nebraska Legislature continued chasing its tail in a rules debate Tuesday. Meanwhile, senators discussed changing a law aimed at controlling prairie dogs.

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Budget cuts passed, opioid education campaign launched

In News, on February 14th, 2017

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Lincoln, NE – The Legislature gave final approval Monday to cutting more than $137 million from the current state budget.

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Gun bill heard, abortion bill revived, rules discussed in Legislature

In News, on February 11th, 2017

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Lincoln, NE – Nebraska cities would be prohibited from enacting stricter gun laws than those allowed by the state, under a bill heard Friday by a legislative committee. An abortion measure that was killed has been revived. And the Legislature once again debated the rules that govern it.

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Death penalty secrecy, public testimony, fake senator porn links discussed in Nebraska Legislature

In News, on February 10th, 2017

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Lincoln, NE – Secrecy about the suppliers of death penalty drugs, the right to testify at public hearings, and fake twitter accounts for state senators were subjects of discussion at the Nebraska State Capitol Thursday.

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