By Amelia Hamilton | | Feb 02, 2016 12:11 PM | 64
Hundreds gathered on a chilly day at Nebraska’s state Capitol last week to demand more public school options. Nebraska is one of only seven states with no charter schools, no voucher programs and no other taxpayer funded alternative to the public school system. The rally was part of National School Choice Week. View the story and video at    
By Deena Winter | | Jan 01, 2016 5:02 AM | 388
If only he would put his considerable skills to use helping his constituents, then he truly might be worthy of Politico’s honor. Until then, we have another title for him: Scary.
By Deena Winter | | Dec 29, 2015 5:03 AM | 77
Friends of this rural Nebraska county assessor had the benefit of a tax break, a state investigation found.
By M.D. Kittle | | Dec 23, 2015 5:00 AM | 96
Expect a #NaughtyLIvesMatter protest at the North Pole demanding that all of the naughty kids get presents, too.
By Deena Winter | | Dec 02, 2015 5:00 AM | 91
Spending on community programs for the developmentally disabled has soared in the past decade, but state oversight of group homes' financial data is scant.
By Deena Winter | | Dec 01, 2015 5:00 AM | 47
Spending on community programs such as group homes has exploded in the past decade as Nebraska moved developmentally disabled people out of institutions and into the light. But state oversight of these operations is scant.
By Deena Winter | | Nov 19, 2015 11:06 AM
Cities with poorly funded pension funds had to report to state lawmakers on Wednesday.
By Deena Winter | | Nov 18, 2015 5:00 AM | 2.9K
TransCanada may have hit a roadblock with President Barack Obama, but it still appears to be moving forward with an attempt to get its Keystone XL pipeline route approved in Nebraska.
By Deena Winter | | Nov 17, 2015 11:33 AM
A debate over business incentives could be delayed by the vacancies of two Nebraska department heads.
By Deena Winter | | Nov 16, 2015 5:00 AM | 14
Omaha Sen. Heath Mello plans to introduce legislation that would give Nebraska cities another business incentive to offer potential large developments, but a similar subsidy has been controversial in other states.