Terry Jones' widow, Anna Soderstrom, has insisted she isn't a gold digger and has hit out at her late husband's first wife and their two children for contesting his will.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden and congressional Democrats' push for a 10-year, $3.5 trillion package of social and environmental initiatives has reached a turning point, with the president repeatedly conceding that the measure will be considerably smaller and pivotal lawmakers flashing potential signs of flexibility.
“Washington‘s bipartisan habit of pinballing from one crisis to the next makes things worse, not better," Sen. Ben Sasse said.
Rep. Don Bacon said he intends to vote for the $1 trillion bill, providing it remains separate from a $3.5 trillion proposal being discussed by Democrats. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry stopped short of saying how he would vote.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and congressional Democrats have agreed to a framework of options to pay for their huge, emerging social and environment bill, top Democrats said Thursday. Now they face the daunting task of narrowing the menu to tax possibilities they can pass to fund President Joe Biden’s $3.5 trillion plan.
We were in the Smoky Mountains on the second day of a two-week trip. We had just come down from the observation platform at high point. People…
Doors and windows should be sealed against the elements with weather stripping and/or caulking. These protective materials keep nasty weather out and the heat in — cracked, chipping or otherwise damaged seals can cause much higher energy bills as you lose heat to the outdoors. Also check that doors and windows are properly attached to their frames, with no gaps or cracks.
With a robust vote after weeks of fits and starts, the Senate approved a $1 trillion infrastructure plan for states coast to coast on Tuesday,…
"While not perfect, it includes resources for Nebraska in the key areas I wanted to see, such as roads, bridges, water infrastructure, airports and broadband," Sen. Deb Fischer said.
WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer sought to speed up consideration of a nearly $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure package Monday, promising that Democrats would work with Republicans to put together amendments. GOP senators cautioned that they needed time to digest the massive bill.
Proposals to legalize marijuana are not new. But Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer's backing shows how a once-fringe idea is increasingly mainstream.
At some point during the blessing ritual, the woman said, the tarot card reader and a woman who came with her switched the $20,000 for a stack of newspaper clippings and a $1 bill.
State Sen. Joni Albrecht's decision to delay her bill dismayed Julane Hill, a retired educator who testified in favor of it. Hill said the bill was on track to pass and should have been considered separately from the health education standards.
President Joe Biden signed legislation into law Thursday to make Juneteenth, or June 19, the 12th federal holiday.
WAVERLY — U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley praised Hy-Vee for incentivizing people to get the coronavirus vaccine, but said Iowa doesn’t need a millio…
"The pandemic caused a financial hardship for many Nebraskans, including those in Gage County," the governor said. "I consider the funding provided by LB103 as a one-time payment in light of this extreme hardship circumstance."