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.
By Deena Winter | | Nov 02, 2015 11:50 AM | 82
Overtime records obtained by Nebraska Watchdog – time sheets the Nebraska State Patrol refused to release — show the governor’s security detail is a major driver of the agency’s ballooning overtime costs.