Nebraska child care providers have an "unprecedented opportunity" to get back on solid financial ground and help families get equal access to high quality care, thanks to a new grant program.
The new estimate of infections in the industry is nearly three times higher than the 22,400 that the United Food and Commercial Workers Union has said were infected.
The Omaha Tribe of Nebraska said it will start providing as much as $20,000 per household in housing assistance for tribal members who live on the reservation in Northeast Nebraska.
Figures from the Nebraska Department of Revenue show that property owners have claimed just $73 million of the new tax credits. That means about 40% of the money allocated for the program this year has been left on the table.
The Lincoln senator said she thinks the Legislature is likely to decide to make "a sizeable investment" in the so-called Star Wars proposal that centers on a range of water development opportunities.
The price of natural gas and other heating fuels is the highest it has been in years. Nationwide, winter heating bills are forecast to rise an average of 30% to 50%, and possibly more.
The company said the number of its 120,000 workers who have been vaccinated has nearly doubled since it announced its mandate on Aug. 3. At that point, only 50% of Tyson workers had been vaccinated.
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The suit, filed by Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost in U.S. District Court in Cincinnati, was joined by 11 other states, including Nebraska.
Toufic Baaklini, who resigned on Sunday, had served as president and a board member for several years for In Defense of Christians, an organization that fights persecution of Christians.
Former state Sen. Merton "Cap" Dierks, who died Friday from complications following a stroke, was "a gentleman, sincere and honest in every relationship."
It was the Republican governor's first reaction to the 1st District Republican congressman's indictment by federal officials last week on charges of lying to the FBI and concealing information about illegal campaign contributions.
Patty Pansing Brooks, who will be term-limited out of the Legislature at the end of next year, will announce soon that she will seek the 2022 Democratic nomination for Republican Rep. Jeff Fortenberry's 1st District House seat.
Ebrahim Abdulsattar's story is a reminder that our national fabric is more resilient than perhaps we know.
At the center of allegations against Nebraska Rep. Jeff Fortenberry, who was indicted this week by a federal grand jury, is a Nigerian billionaire of Lebanese descent named Gilbert Chagoury.
"It just happened to be a bunch of fun women that loved Halloween, and we loved riding, so let's gather and do a witch ride," said Shannon Jochum Nielsen, one of the witches.
The indictment of U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry could have a big impact on the Republican's future in Nebraska politics and the 2022 election, opening the door to possible outcomes that would have seemed far-fetched just days ago.
The fourth-grader has spent the past year and a half learning how to code. “What I like about coding is that you can use your creativity,” he said. “And sometimes you can create apps to help people, also.”
Nebraska State Troopers, with the assistance of with York County Sheriff's Deputies and the Seward County Sheriff's Office, arrested a Lincoln man Friday morning after a high-speed chase on I-80.
Sandra Nelson, 60, of Formoso, Kansas, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Nebraska State Patrol. Darin Koepke, a 53-year-old Hadar man, died at a Lincoln hospital. Both were Agrex employees.
Nebraska's rate was 2%, while the Lincoln area clocked in at 1.3%. Both were the lowest numbers ever recorded.
One person was pronounced dead at the scene, and another was flown to Bryan West Campus in Lincoln, where they later died. The shooter is also dead, according to the Nebraska State Patrol, after an employee returned fire.
Theresa Thibodeau, a former state senator and former chair of the Douglas County Republican Party, said Thursday that she has been encouraged to consider running for the state's top office.
Jana Hughes said her "top priority will always be making the lives of families, small business owners and farmers better."