By Deena Winter | | Jul 11, 2014 6:45 PM | 378
Gov. Dave Heineman blasted federal officials Friday for refusing to give him details about 200 undocumented children who have been placed in Nebraska as the feds grapple with a crush of Central American kids trying to sneak across the nation’s southern border.
By Deena Winter | | Jul 11, 2014 2:51 PM | 63
A mouthy federal judge in Nebraska has taken a lot of heat for writing that the U.S. Supreme Court should have “STFU” rather than weigh in on the Hobby Lobby case – but has decided not to shut down his blog.
By Joe Jordan | | Jul 11, 2014 1:24 AM | 25
It appears—emphasis on the word appears—that D.C. Democrats are ready to put some money where their mouth is when it comes to unseating incumbent GOP Congressman Lee Terry.
By Deena Winter | | Jul 10, 2014 12:38 PM | 1.1K
U.S. Sen. Mike Johanns said Thursday that about 200 undocumented children have recently been placed in Nebraska after arriving at the U.S. Border, most of them from Central America.
By Joe Jordan | | Jul 10, 2014 9:46 AM | 14
Following the resignation of a top county manager, a blistering state audit and exclusive reports by Nebraska Watchdog, Dundy County is getting a bureaucratic makeover.
By Joe Jordan | | Jul 09, 2014 9:43 AM | 53
Following Nebraska Watchdog's reports that those favoring a higher minimum wage raised at least $721,000 in order to hire petitioners and scour the state for signatures, Republican John Murante wants another bite at the apple.
By Deena Winter | | Jul 08, 2014 4:39 PM | 559
The city of Lincoln, Neb., has ordered a church to move a Free Little Library that was erected by the neighborhood just days ago. The person who helped erect it says those same city officials do nothing about problem properties in the neighborhood.
By Deena Winter | | Jul 07, 2014 5:30 PM | 143
A federal judge in Nebraska says the U.S. Supreme Court should have just "shut the f*** up" rather than rule in the Hobby Lobby case.
By Joe Jordan | | Jul 07, 2014 9:57 AM | 48
If you signed a petition to up the minimum wage, it appears there's a phone call or two in your future.
By Deena Winter | | Jul 07, 2014 5:00 AM | 74
A new broker hired by the state of Nebraska to coordinate rides for Medicaid recipients to doctor appointments has left disabled people waiting at doctor’s offices for hours as its phone lines jammed up with people trying to schedule rides.