Gov. Pete Ricketts is wasting no time in seeking applicants to replace State Sen. Mike Flood of Norfolk in the Nebraska Legislature.
State Sen. Mike Flood defeated Sen. Patty Pansing Brooks in a special election Tuesday to fill the remainder of the term vacated by Jeff Fortenberry. The two will face off again in November.
Follow along for live updates on the special election to fill out the remainder of former Rep. Jeff Fortenberry's term in Congress.
NEworks, the website Nebraskans use to file for unemployment benefits and search for new jobs, has been offline since Sunday.
Voters in Nebraska’s 1st District Tuesday will decide who will represent them in the U.S. House of Representatives for the next six months.
The Nebraska Department of Economic Development announced that 23 nonprofits in Douglas and Sarpy Counties will receive millions in grants.
Gov. Pete Ricketts and several other Nebraska officials celebrated the opening of a new office building designed to be the "one-stop shop" for multiple state agencies.
Nebraska lawmakers are bracing for a special session in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade, though no such special session has yet been officially confirmed.
See the number of legal abortions per 1,000 women ages 15-44 for 2019, the most recent year for which data is available.
The top contenders in Nebraska's Republican gubernatorial primary shelled out the big bucks in the days leading up to the May 10 election, according to the latest round of campaign finance reports.
Tom Brewer's mission will be to assess humanitarian needs and "figure out a way to break up the logjam" of equipment and resources that are currently "stacked along runways in Poland."
Nebraska school choice advocates expect lawmakers to push harder for such programs in the state after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling Tuesday.
Nebraska's Congressional representatives have all benefited from campaign spending by the National Rifle Association and other gun rights groups, according to campaign finance records.
The Department of Administrative Services responded by pointing out that the state had "reduced the reported error amount by 51%" compared to the previous year.
Susanne Shore, the first lady and wife of Republican Gov. Pete Rickets, has endorsed the Democratic candidate running to represent Nebraska's 1st Congressional District.
Former Nebraska Rep. Jeff Fortenberry's defense team offered a slew of reasons — from a family member's health issues to his age — for why the former congressman should not be sentenced to prison.
Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts tested positive for COVID-19 Wednesday.
Charles W. Herbster's legal team continued to resist a deposition Tuesday in the first court hearing of a dueling legal battle between Herbster and State Sen. Julie Slama.
In a win for proponents of medical marijuana, a federal district judge ruled Monday to temporarily suspend enforcement of a multicounty signature requirement that likely would have kept the issue off the ballot in November.
Gov. Pete Ricketts hit the brakes on the idea of using a gas tax holiday to give Nebraska drivers relief from rising fuel prices. He said such a solution would only be temporary.
Gun violence and gas prices were hot topics at the first congressional debate between State Sens. Mike Flood and Patty Pansing Brooks Sunday.
The Democratic National Committee rejected Nebraska's bid to become one of the early states in the 2024 presidential nominating calendar.
Patty Pansing Brooks of Lincoln, the Democratic candidate for Nebraska's 1st Congressional District, spent most of her life as a Republican, but felt increasingly isolated by changes in GOP politics.
Mike Flood of Norfolk, who once had ambitions of being governor, said he feels comfortable in the legislative branch. The Republican hopes to represent Nebraska's 1st Congressional District.
The legal battle between former GOP gubernatorial candidate Charles W. Herbster and Nebraska State Sen. Julie Slama is scheduled for a hearing on Tuesday in front of a District Court judge.
The board of directors for the Nebraska Association of School Boards voted to cut ties with a national organization that spurred controversy last year.
A top medical officer for the State of Nebraska sees opportunity and challenges ahead for the state's ability to deliver mental health resources, and they both boil down to the same factor: people.
Nebraska's representatives stayed with their fellow Republicans and voted against two gun control bills that passed the U.S. House of Representatives this week.
A recount Wednesday did not alter the outcome of the primary race for an Omaha-area legislative district, while a second recount for a different district was called off before it started.
Gov. Pete Ricketts appointed Kathleen Kauth, a Republican, to represent District 31. The seat became vacant when State Sen. Rich Pahls died on April 27, not quite halfway through his term in office.