The last time a Democrat occupied the White House, the governor was critical, but his darts against came in trickles, not torrents. It all leads many to ask: What's he up to?
Toxic, Congress-style campaign tactics and extreme political positions have become the norm, undermining the foundation of our nonpartisan Legislature, Brad Ashford writes.
Thirty-four years ago today, Ronald Reagan became the first sitting president to visit western Nebraska since Harry Truman rode through on a train in 1950.
The evidence mounts about Nebraska's need for action to address climate change, a Public Pulse writer says.
"The University would do you well to remember that as a tax-supported institution, they are responsible to reflect the virtues that are embodied in the minds and hearts of Nebraska citizens," Orr said.
Nancy Hoch made history by being the first woman elected to the University of Nebraska Board of Regents. She served on the board for 12 years and narrowly lost a U.S. Senate election in 1984.
Thirty-four years ago today, Omaha businessman David Karnes was sworn in as a U.S. senator, succeeding Sen. Edward Zorinsky. At 38, Karnes was the youngest member of the Senate at the time.
Cherry County Commissioner Tanya Storer of Whitman has announced plans to challenge incumbent State Sen. Tom Brewer of Gordon to serve District 43 in the Nebraska Legislature.
From Staff Reports
George H.W. Bush, who was the nation’s longest-lived president and whose public service career spanned more than five decades, is remembered by Nebraskans and others as a man of dignity who treated people with respect.
John W. Orr, a grain merchandiser who lives in Blair, was recently named to the Nebraska Environmental Trust Board by current Gov. Pete Ricketts.
Légère, co-founder of the Policy Circle, lives in Wilmette, Illinois, with her husband, Todd Ricketts. Fox is director of government relations…
WASHINGTON — Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., has assembled an advisory commission to review candidates for offices such as U.S. attorney and U.S. marshal.
Those offices typically turn over with a new administration. The president makes the appointments, subject to Senate confirmation, and often pays deference to the wishes of home state senators.
Folsom, who died Tuesday in Omaha, served for eight years as the national committeewoman of the Nebraska Republican Party. “She was a lifelong Republican who loved politics,” said son John Folsom II.
U.S. Highway 275 is one of several long-stalled expressways in Nebraska that will get a jump start from new gas tax revenues and state rainy day funds contained in the $450 Transportation Innovation Act. The Nebraska Legislature passed the law earlier this year with the enthusiastic support of Gov. Pete Ricketts, who announced the first round of funding Thursday.
The State Troopers Association of Nebraska has endorsed Republican congressional candidate Don Bacon.
Rejecting the "establishment" label, the retired brigadier general says he would bring a new approach, military background and leadership to Congress.
Don Bacon and Chip Maxwell are vying for the chance to challenge Rep. Brad Ashford, a freshman Democrat who defeated longtime incumbent Rep. Lee Terry in 2014. The 2nd District is considered a swing district, and Republicans have been targeting Ashford for defeat.
Current and former Republican politicians react to the death of Nancy Reagan.
In her essay, Orr says Trump is trampling on the conservative ideals of Abraham Lincoln and Ronald Reagan. She questioned whether Trump’s character, ability and integrity are worthy of the White House.