Heineman announces plan to re-examine polling site cuts

April 23rd, 2012

By Ben Bohall

Omaha, NE – Gov. Heineman has asked Secretary of State John Gale to take another look at Douglas County Election Commissioner Dave Phipps’ controversial decision to close down nearly half the voting precincts in Douglas county.

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Capitol: Shadow-boxing continues over tax cut

March 20th, 2012

By Fred Knapp

Lincoln, NE – There was more shadow-boxing over the budget in the Legislature Monday. But the main battle, over a shrinking tax cut proposal, remains to be fought.

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Revenue forecast sets stage for big choices

February 24th, 2012

By Fred Knapp

Lincoln, NE – The final forecast for state tax revenues before the Legislature makes some big budget decisions was finalized Friday. And while the numbers remain unchanged, that sets the stage for some important choices in the coming weeks.

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Gov calls for tax cuts in state address

January 12th, 2012

By Fred Knapp

Lincoln, NE – In his State of the State speech Thursday, Gov. Dave Heineman proposed cutting taxes, casting his proposal as relief for the middle class instead of more spending for special interest groups. But not everyone sees it that way.

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What’s on tap at the Capitol for 2012?

January 3rd, 2012

By Fred Knapp

Lincoln, NE – The Nebraska Legislature begins its 2012 regular session tomorrow, with a major focus expected to be the state’s controversial child welfare reform.

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Omaha receives funding help for sewer overhaul

December 21st, 2011

By Robyn Wisch, KVNO News

Omaha, NE – Omaha received a bit of help Wednesday to pay for a massive sewer overhaul project.

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