Gov: “Session’s over and we’re moving forward”

April 19th, 2012

By Robyn Wisch, KVNO News

Omaha, NE – Governor Dave Heineman said today he disagreed with the way Nebraska lawmakers ended this year’s legislative session. But he’s ready to move on.

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Lawmakers override Gov’s prenatal, sales tax vetoes

April 18th, 2012

By Fred Knapp

Lincoln, NE – The Legislature overrode Gov. Dave Heineman’s vetoes of prenatal care for illegal immigrants, and possible city sales tax increases. But they sustained his veto against betting on so-called historic horse races.

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Heineman blasts Flood on prenatal care, city sales taxes

April 5th, 2012

By Fred Knapp

Lincoln, NE – In an unusual display of intra-party criticism, Gov. Dave Heineman lashed out at Speaker of the Legislature and fellow Republican Mike Flood.

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Capitol: Lawmakers spar over women’s healthcare

February 7th, 2012

By Fred Knapp

Lincoln, NE – The Legislature advanced a bill today designed to increase access to birth control, but only after adding an amendment that some senators say will make the bill ineffective.

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