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By Deena Winter | Watchdog.org | Jul 02, 2015 11:00 PM | 12
Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson says University of Nebraska officials violated the state Open Meetings Act during their search for a new president by holding a number of private meetings that were improper.
By Deena Winter | Watchdog.org | Jul 01, 2015 11:48 AM | 18
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has not yet responded to U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley's request for its audit of the Omaha Housing Authority, following a series of Nebraska Watchdog stories.
By Deena Winter | Watchdog.org | Jun 25, 2015 8:45 AM | 13.6K
Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts said Wednesday he’s looking into the possibility of requiring drug testing of people who want to get on welfare.
By Deena Winter | Watchdog.org | Jun 23, 2015 12:47 PM | 38
Lincoln city officials are pushing forward on a project that looks an awful lot like the second phase of its controversial $249 million Antelope Valley Project, the widening of a big drainage ditch through the heart of the city.
By Deena Winter | Watchdog.org | Jun 22, 2015 10:15 AM
Prosecutors say a prison bill will increase costs to counties as more people go to jail rather than prison, putting pressure on property taxes.
By Deena Winter | Watchdog.org | Jun 19, 2015 11:46 AM | 29
Some prosecutors say Nebraska lawmakers went soft on crime this session by passing a bill that lightens penalties for serious crimes in their zeal to ease prison crowding.
By Deena Winter | Watchdog.org | Jun 17, 2015 12:47 PM | 322
incoln’s Pinnacle Bank Arena continues to bleed red, seven months into its second year of operation, despite a million-dollar infusion of cash from its umbrella agency.
By Deena Winter | Watchdog.org | Jun 16, 2015 11:46 AM | 152
The chairman of Nebraska’s state Democratic Party said he intends to sue Gov. Pete Ricketts over access to records of his privately paid senior adviser.
By Deena Winter | Watchdog.org | Jun 11, 2015 9:50 AM | 25
The new head of Nebraska’s job creation agency says she did nothing wrong and opposed a controversial half-million dollar loan to a major donor of her former boss, Gov. Scott Walker.
By Deena Winter | Watchdog.org | Jun 10, 2015 2:29 PM | 138
U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley has asked the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for a copy of its audit of the Omaha Housing Authority, following a series of Nebraska Watchdog stories.