The resolution passed on a 32-11 vote after supporters got enough votes to end a last-minute filibuster. The measure now heads to Congress and to the leaders of all other state legislatures.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The number of virus hospitalizations in Nebraska exceeds the level that was supposed to trigger new restrictions from the state, but Gov. Pete Ricketts said those aren't needed now because hospitals are already limiting surgeries to preserve capacity.
Prince Andrew's royal patronages could be restored, according to an insider.
The latest proposal by Sen. Tom Briese of Albion was the centerpiece for a public hearing debate over whether school spending should be reined in or if state financial assistance to help support schools ought to be increased.
Supporters said the bill would ensure Nebraskans of all faiths could practice their religion freely. But opponents said it would give special legal exemptions to religious people and organizations.
A Topeka landowner who initially agreed to buy biochar from AltEn told the Journal Star he wasn’t aware of the former ethanol plant’s operations and history of running afoul of state environmental regulations until earlier this month.
Gov. Pete Ricketts endorsed Jim Pillen on Tuesday, throwing his support as the state's top Republican behind the Columbus pig farmer in the upcoming primary race for governor.
The newest member of the Nebraska State Board of Education described himself as a "conservative first, Republican second" who wants to restore local control to public school districts.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — As the omicron variant rages and fills up hospital beds around the country, Republican governors are highlighting their opposition to restrictions that have marked the COVID-19 pandemic even as they seek to move past it and set their agendas for the year.
The U.S. Supreme Court delivered a fresh reminder of its power to thwart President Joe Biden’s agenda as it sided with Republicans by blocking a rule that would have required COVID-19 vaccinations or weekly testing for more than 80 million workers.
Maryland resident Rhona Reiss began speaking out about gaps in the food stamp program the day she learned it wouldn’t cover rotisserie chicken. Under long-standing federal policy, benefits can’t be used to buy hot or prepared foods — even for older adults like Reiss, who is 77.
A look at how past actions by lawmakers have played a role in Nebraska's nation-leading incarceration spike.
PHOENIX (AP) — A major health care provider in Arizona will allow employees who are experiencing mild COVID-19 symptoms or are asymptomatic to keep working at its hospitals and facilities.
As the grizzly population has grown, so too has the political divide in the country and Montana. How will polarization shape the future of grizzlies, a species that can be both revered and divisive?
Washington is finally getting a break Saturday from record-breaking rain and snow, with rivers expected to ebb and flood waters recede, as the state works to deal with the aftermath of weeks of storms.
"Nobody should be coming into this (legislative) session thinking we will be spending a lot more money," Gov. Pete Ricketts said. "We will give the money back to the people."
Hochul said in her State of the State address she will revive the policy allowing off-premises consumption that was in effect from March 2020 to last June
The estimated $130 million project is expected to begin in 2024 and end in 2027.
Thousands of flights canceled. Back-to-the-office plans shelved. Colleges going back to virtual. What now?
The death toll from floods and heavy rain, which has blighted the Brazilian state of Bahia since November, rose to 20 after flooding intensifi…
Short-term advancements in data science combined with long-term shifts in how Americans vote are making swing districts increasingly rare.
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