Get to Know Your Unicameral: Sen. Sara Howard

January 29th, 2019

By Emily White

In the next installment of a series of reports profiling Omaha-area state senators, KVNO Student Reporter Emily While speaks with Senator Sara Howard of Omaha about her past legislative priorities and the importance of community and civic engagement.

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This Week in Lincoln: Hearings Begin

January 25th, 2019

By Fred Knapp

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

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

January 11th, 2019

By Fred Knapp

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

January 8th, 2019

By Fred Knapp

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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Task force to address Whiteclay alcohol problems

February 3rd, 2017

By Fred Knapp

Lincoln, NE – Alcohol-fueled problems would be recognized as a public health emergency in the Indian reservation border town of Whiteclay, Nebraska, and lobbyists would be prohibited from supplying senators with meals in the Capitol, under proposals discussed in the Legislature.

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Budget Debate Highlights University Cuts, Court Increase, Tax Changes

February 1st, 2017

By Fred Knapp

Lincoln, NE – Cuts to the University of Nebraska, more spending on alternatives to prison, and changes to the tax system are being discussed at the Capitol.

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