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Speaker of the Legislature Mike Hilgers of Lincoln raised the possibility Tuesday that the special legislative session on redistricting could end early and without accomplishing its purpose.
A motion to end the filibuster failed on a 27-18 vote, six votes short of what was required, sending lawmakers back to negotiate further on how to reconfigure the state's legislative districts.
LINCOLN — A legislative redistricting plan crafted by Republicans failed to overcome a filibuster in the Nebraska Legislature on Monday, sendi…
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats launched an uphill fight Monday to rescue their drive to help millions of immigrants remain legally in the U.S., their pathway unclear and the uncertainty exposing tensions between party leaders and progressive groups demanding bold results.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine boxing icon and senator Manny Pacquiao says he will run for president in the 2022 elections.
A World-Herald analysis found that none of lawmakers' redistricting plans would have changed the outcome of Nebraska's elections in 2020. But they would have narrowed, or padded, the margins.
America's allies are disappointed with the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan. In the U.K., members of Parliament did not hold back in their criticism of President Joe Biden's actions and rhetoric relating to Afghanistan. Veterans of the Afghan war serving in Parliament give their input on the withdrawal. What does this mean for President Joe Biden's reputation at home and abroad?
Nebraska lawmakers headed back to the negotiating tables Friday after Republicans failed to break a filibuster against their congressional redistricting plan.
Lawmakers on the Nebraska Legislature's Redistricting Committee voted along party lines to advance a congressional district map that splits Douglas County.
An opinion issued Thursday said the bill is "not sufficiently related to, germane to and naturally connected with" the job of redrawing district boundaries to be considered during the session.
Rep. Don Bacon’s new home would remain inside the district under the Republican redistricting proposal. But under the plan put forward by Democrats, Bacon’s new home would fall into District 1.
America's allies are disappointed with the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan. In the U.K., members of Parliament did not hold back in their cri…
A Democratic senator warned Republican colleagues that a strategy to apply the allowable 10% deviation in population of new legislative districts as a way to "increase rural strength" would invite a court test.
Nebraska’s Legislature must reflect the complexity of our state in the 21st century. The way to achieve that is through responsible redistricting. Lawmakers and the governor must not fail.
A Pulse writer opposes a proposal to move Cass County into the 3rd Congressional District.
Sound policy-making at the Nebraska Legislature on multiple issues must include robust representation from rural areas.
Pleas to protect Nebraska's rural legislative districts dominated Tuesday at the first of three public hearings on proposals for redrawing political boundaries.
The Legislature's Redistricting Committee introduced competing Republican and Democratic versions of the redistricting plans but will have to settle on one to advance to the full Legislature.
Decline to Sign Nebraska announced a campaign Tuesday opposing a voter ID petition drive, saying the proposal would be costly to the state and further complicate the voting process.
Public hearings on redistricting this week are critical to the process; citizen involvement is essential.
These changes in the Legislature's redistricting approach would ensure fairness.
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats unveiled a sweeping proposal for tax hikes on big corporations and the wealthy to fund President Joe Biden's $3.5 trillion rebuilding plan, as Congress speeds ahead to shape the far-reaching package that touches almost all aspects of domestic life.
State Sen. Carol Blood of Bellevue on Monday formally launched a bid for the Democratic nomination for governor in 2022.
Three leading Republican presidential prospects took turns Sunday bashing the current occupant of the White House — and promising a GOP "revival" — at Gov. Pete Ricketts' annual steak fry.