History shows Nebraska ballot campaigns have big passion, low success

August 31st, 2015

By Bill Kelly

It’s hard work for a group to gather enough signatures on a petition to get an issue on the ballot in Nebraska. Getting voters to approve it is even harder.

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Psychiatrists: Prisons didn’t act on warnings with Jenkins

September 22nd, 2014

By Fred Knapp

Lincoln, NE – Psychiatrists who evaluated Nikko Jenkins told a Nebraska legislative investigation they recommended he be sent to in the Lincoln Regional Center before he was released from prison and convicted of killing four people.

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Kintner looking ahead not back

July 8th, 2013

By Brandon McDermott

Omaha, NE – Nebraska state senator Bill Kintner has been feeling some political heat lately regarding comments about women that he made in a recent interview and a donation he received during last year’s campaign.

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How to care for retired state employees?

May 8th, 2013

By Fred Knapp

Lincoln, NE – The Nebraska Legislature reversed itself and approved a pension funding bill Tuesday, after supporters warned that failing to do so would cost taxpayers more money.

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Water projects lead to wider discussion on state priorities

March 29th, 2013

By Fred Knapp

Lincoln, NE – Nebraska might spend one billion dollars over the next 20 years on water projects. A proposal to help decide which projects should get priority provoked a larger discussion about state priorities Thursday in the Legislature.

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Debate over STD bill continues in state legislature

March 28th, 2013

By Fred Knapp

Lincoln, NE – A proposal aimed at combating sexually transmitted diseases has advanced in the Nebraska Legislature, but not before an opponent accused supporters of condoning statutory rape.

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