By Deena Winter | | 3 hours ago
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.
By Deena Winter | | Nov 12, 2015 1:29 PM | 107
The state of Nebraska appears to have changed its confidentiality policy governing medical whistleblowers in the wake of a Nebraska Watchdog story in which nurses said their jobs were jeopardized because the state disclosed their identities.
By Deena Winter | | Nov 09, 2015 5:00 AM | 41
Eleven Nebraska senators will be term-limited out of office next year, but some of them are still raising money for their campaign chests or still have sizeable chunks of change in them.
By Rob Nikolewski | | Nov 06, 2015 2:02 PM | 116
President Obama has rejected the Keystone XL pipeline project that would have funneled oil sands crude from Canada to the Gulf Coast.
By Deena Winter | | Nov 04, 2015 9:04 AM | 2.3K
If you’re a student at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, you should know the university would prefer you not use the words and phrases “man up,” “no homo,” retarded, ghetto, crazy and rape (out of context).
By Deena Winter | | Nov 02, 2015 3:29 PM | 46
The Nebraska prisons system spent a whopping $11 million on overtime in 17 months, overpaid staffers $1 million in overtime and has some employees doubling their salary with overtime, according to a new audit.