Nebraska Data Paints Incomplete Picture of School Success

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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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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Lack of Internet Creates Job Hunt Challenges for Nebraskans

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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NET Feature: How One Woman’s Trip to Chicago Ended in Sex Trafficking

December 13th, 2018

By Mike Tobias

A survivor of sex trafficking shares her story and is one of several individuals to be featured in an upcoming NET News documentary.

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Rep. Bacon: Congress Gets Farm Bill ‘Largely Right’

December 13th, 2018

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NET News Director Dennis Kellogg recently sat down with Rep. Don Bacon (R-NE) for his thoughts on the recently-passed farm bill, which now heads to President Trump for a signature.

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Medicaid Expansion Could Provoke State Budget Fight

December 11th, 2018

By Fred Knapp

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts, who opposed Medicaid expansion, now is working with his administration on how to implement it after voters passed an expansion iniative in November. . .

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