Capitol: Lawmakers advance funding for University projects

March 14th, 2012

By Fred Knapp

Lincoln, NE – The Legislature gave first-round approval to proposed changes in the state budget today, as sniping continued over whether a tax cut could fit into it.

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Gov calls for tax cuts in state address

January 12th, 2012

By Fred Knapp

Lincoln, NE – In his State of the State speech Thursday, Gov. Dave Heineman proposed cutting taxes, casting his proposal as relief for the middle class instead of more spending for special interest groups. But not everyone sees it that way.

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Community waits in line to influence Council votes

August 10th, 2011

By Lindsey Peterson

Omaha, NE – The Omaha City Council heard hours of testimony from the public Tuesday, as they tried to sway the Council’s vote on a city contract with the Fire Department.

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Local budgets take on daunting circumstances

August 5th, 2011

By Lindsey Peterson

Omaha, NE- City officials in Nebraska and Iowa are faced with not only aid cuts from Washington, but budget issues ranging from flooding to immigration.

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In Kansas, Tea Party issues warning to Republicans

May 19th, 2011

By Lindsey Peterson

Kansas City, KS – Tea Partiers laid the foundation for their election strategy in 2012 this week. And they’re basing it in the Heartland.

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Sales tax debate: Round one

April 18th, 2011

By Fred Knapp

Lincoln, NE – Should cities in Nebraska be allowed to raise sales taxes? Governor Dave Heineman says no. But the lead senator pushing the idea, Omaha’s Brad Ashford, isn’t backing down.

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