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.
Marijuana hasn't been legalized in Nebraska, but if and when it is, the Nebraska Cannabis Association said it will work to develop "a robust, well-regulated cannabis industry."
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…
Mary Ridder of Callaway, who represents the western two-thirds of the state on the Nebraska Public Service Commission, served as chair of the PSC in 2018, 2019 and 2020.
"As an Omahan, I would love to have two members in Congress," Republican Gov. Pete Ricketts said.
Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts announced Monday that the state is bringing back an online dashboard to track COVID cases and hospitalizations.
The need to diversify the state's teaching workforce is clear, Sen. Lynne Walz of Fremont, who chairs the committee, said.
Gov. Pete Ricketts signed an executive order Sept. 16 that will require the POW/MIA flag to be flown at all state buildings that fly the American flag.
Nebraskans for Medical Marijuana is preparing to gather signatures for a pair of ballot initiatives to legalize medical cannabis. If the group…
The Office of the Inspector General of Nebraska's Correctional System laid out more than a dozen suggestions to start addressing the prison system's worsening staffing crisis.
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.
Nebraska lawmakers headed back to the negotiating tables Friday after Republicans failed to break a filibuster against their congressional redistricting plan.
A seven-page letter from the coalition of Republican attorneys general calls the president's mandate "illegal" and says it is likely to increase skepticism about the vaccines.
Lawmakers on the Nebraska Legislature's Redistricting Committee voted along party lines to advance a congressional district map that splits Douglas County.
An inspection report concluded that B-Rose Tire Recycling of Alvo had made "obvious visual progress" and had come into compliance with a Sept.…
Take a look at the key differences in redistricting proposals for metro Omaha congressional districts.
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.
Current and former employees at Nebraska state prisons testified to Nebraska lawmakers about what record-high vacancies and other troubling issues have meant for their daily work, safety and inmates' lives.
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 government collected more tax revenue than expected last month, according to the state Department of Revenue.
A report released by the Office of the Inspector General lays out the staffing situation in Nebraska's Department of Correctional Services: it has been bad for years, and it has gotten more dire.
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.