This Week in Lincoln: Back to Business in the Unicameral

January 18th, 2019

By Fred Knapp

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

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Legislature Fights Over Lethal Injection Drug Company Secrecy; Heavican Doubles Down on Budget Warnings

January 20th, 2017

By Fred Knapp

Lincoln, NE – Under a proposal in the Nebraska Legislature, The public would not know which companies are supplying Nebraska with death penalty drugs.

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Omaha Legislative Agenda: What passed, failed?

April 1st, 2016

By Brandon McDermott

Omaha, NE – Less than eight days remain on the calendar in the 104th session of the Nebraska Legislature. In a follow up to our January preview of Omaha City lobbyist Jack Cheloha, KVNO’s Brandon McDermott takes a look at Omaha’s legislative agenda this session and if Omaha hit or missed.

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Packer Hog Ban Lifted; Proposal To Combat Sex Assaults On Campus Heard

February 8th, 2016

By Fred Knapp

Meatpackers with plants in Nebraska will be able to own hogs in the state, under a bill passed by the Legislature

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New Medicaid expansion proposal heard; electoral vote debate continues

January 30th, 2014

By Fred Knapp

Omaha, NE — Nebraska needs to expand Medicaid to help low income residents and the state’s economy, supporters told a legislative committee. But Gov. Dave Heineman remains opposed, citing cost concerns.

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