Is it rural legend or is it true? Some have complained that the government pays farmers not to farm. Reality lies deep in the farm bill with a little-known, complicated support... more››
Changes in property taxes, Medicaid, puppy mills and campaign finance were all discussed in the Legislature Tuesday. It was a day of largely behind-the-scenes action in the... more››
Nebraska is one of the last states to still prohibit meatpackers from owning livestock. Some lawmakers would like to allow it in the pork industry to help boost the rural economy... more››
A proposal to repeal Nebraska’s death penalty is moving forward in the Legislature; but another bill -- for winner-take-all electoral college voting for president -- may be in... more››
Here's a summary of the legal battle over same same-sex marriage in Nebraska.As of right now...Despite the order issued by Judge Joseph Bataillon in February, marriage in... more››
Healthcare workers, take care of people in all kinds of situations: routine checkups, surgeries, life-threatening illnesses and death. Taking care of people, in any kind of... more››
Supporters and opponents of legalizing medical marijuana flocked to the Nebraska Capitol Friday to testify on legislation on the subject. A bill by Bellevue Sen. Tommy Garrett... more››
Soybean, corn and wheat farmers in the upper Midwest lost about $570 million last winter thanks mostly to transportation tie-ups, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced... more››
Nebraska can expect steady economic growth in the next three years. That’s according to a report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Bureau of Business Research. But what... more››
The University of Nebraska Medical Center wants to build a training center for health professionals from around the country concentrating on treating highly contagious diseases... more››
Policy reforms and proposed legislation are being designed to prevent discrimination against transgender Nebraskans in the workplace and academics.  NET News examines these... more››
A bill increasing Medicaid spending to allow people who rely on the program a little more spending money is advancing in the Nebraska Legislature. And the argument over whether... more››