FILE - In this April 10, 2012 file photo, Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman answers questions at a news conference in Lincoln, Neb. Republicans set out a bold conservative agenda after taking control of state capitols across the Midwest and South in the last general election. But after a series of notable achievements last year, the largest Republican wave in statehouses since the Great Depression now is splintering and action on key issues is stalled despite little meaningful opposition from outnumbered Democrats. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)