A Council Bluffs man will serve two years in federal prison for planting explosives at an Omaha residence.
Police expenses for the rally totaled $10,002.38, according to Finance Director Teresa Fitch. "The city has not received any reimbursement to date for these expenses.”
Rep. Mike Flood says he will continue to support U.S. military assistance for Ukraine as he prepares to serve in the Republican majority when the new House of Representatives convenes in January.
A departing Lincoln lawmaker is launching a new group dedicated to combating extremism, harassment and misinformation in Nebraska.
Democratic State Chairwoman Jane Kleeb said they will honor the former Nebraska senator's request.
Ricketts said his decision to pursue the appointment was "the result of many hours of prayer and family discussions."
Summit Carbon Solutions said it has signed 460 easement agreements with 340 landowners in the Cornhusker state as part of its Midwest Carbon Express carbon pipeline project.
“It’s our tree,” Rachel Rezac said. “After 31 years of tending that tree and taking care of it, watering it and fertilizing it, it’s almost like a kid, part of our family.”
All signs point to the likelihood that Gov.-elect Jim Pillen will choose departing Gov. Pete Ricketts to fill the Senate seat.
State election officials say they can’t remember any candidate asking for a hand tally for a race that fell outside of the margin for an automatic recount.
Sen. Myron Dorn of Adams said Monday he has decided not to seek the chairmanship of the Legislature's Appropriations Committee and will support Sen. Robert Clements of Elmwood for the post.
In Nebraska, Black children are 3.4 times more likely to be investigated for child abuse or neglect than White ones, according to a recent study. The disparity is the third largest of any state.
Contests for chairmanship of the Legislature's Appropriations Committee and Education Committee are already underway.
“There are major design and data-quality difficulties in the registry that can’t be overcome,” said a professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln who was part of the team evaluating the registry.
Two consultants presented the findings of an independent study Friday, saying the benefits of the Colorado-to-Nebraska canal outweigh the costs. Some lawmakers expressed doubts.
The governor-elect plans to keep the directors of the departments of natural resources, health and human services and banking and finance.
Regent Jim Pillen said several people have expressed interest in his NU Board of Regents position, but he has not made a decision on the appointment.
“The Biden vaccine mandate on our military creates a national security risk that severely impacts our defense capabilities abroad and our state readiness here at home,” the governors said.
The committee named by Gov.-elect Jim Pillen will look for ways to update the Tax Equity and Educational Opportunities Support Act, the state's school aid formula.
Nebraska Gov.-elect Jim Pillen selected Omaha as the venue for his inaugural ball, differing from his predecessor Gov. Pete Ricketts.
A newly released report offered nearly three dozen recommendations aimed at helping the State of Nebraska avoid another multimillion-dollar contracting failure.
"It’s going to be pretty devastating as far as institutional knowledge walking out the door," said one state lawmaker.
The project, known as Transformation Hill, recently got a boost: $17.4 million in funding to redevelop two former Dana College dormitories, Mickelsen and Blair halls, into affordable housing.
Gov. Pete Ricketts is heading back to Japan for the second time this month on a trade mission to promote Nebraska's ag products and encourage international investment.
The dispute was on display when former U.S. Sen. Bob Kerrey described the state party as “pathetic.” Nebraska Democratic Party Chairwoman Jane Kleeb called it a “slap in the face.”
Mailers from a Lincoln-area gun store make the case that guns provide protection against rising violent crime while advertising that assault weapons and high-capacity magazines are on sale now.
Gov.-elect Jim Pillen announced his inaugural ball will take place Jan. 7 at Omaha's CHI Health Center.
Jason Jackson will continue to be director of the Nebraska Department of Administrative Services in the Pillen administration.