Gov “concerned” Nebraska could again split electoral vote

May 22nd, 2012

By Robyn Wisch, KVNO News

Omaha, NE – Gov. Dave Heineman says he’s concerned Nebraska could again split its electoral vote in November’s general election.

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Legislature ‘asserted its independence’ in 2012 session

April 24th, 2012

By Fred Knapp

Lincoln, NE – The Nebraska Legislature finished its session last week, and the effects of their actions on everything from child welfare to taxes will be felt in the coming months and years.

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Gov calls for tax cuts in state address

January 12th, 2012

By Fred Knapp

Lincoln, NE – In his State of the State speech Thursday, Gov. Dave Heineman proposed cutting taxes, casting his proposal as relief for the middle class instead of more spending for special interest groups. But not everyone sees it that way.

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Heineman says alleged Beatrice abuse not about overtime

October 7th, 2011

By Fred Knapp

Lincoln, NE – Gov. Heineman reacted to the reports of abuse at BSDC Friday by calling it “disgusting.” But when a state senator suggested the abuse was related to too much overtime, Heineman accused him of playing politics.

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Speaker: Senators aren’t hiding from pipeline

October 6th, 2011

By Fred Knapp

Lincoln, NE – State senators are leaning toward holding a special session on oil pipeline routing, Speaker of the Legislature Mike Flood said Wednesday, and he angrily denied that senators are running away from the issue.

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Heineman won’t run for Senate

November 4th, 2010

By Fred Knapp

Lincoln, NE – There had been intense speculation that Heineman, a Republican, would run for the Senate against Democrat Ben Nelson, perceived to be vulnerable because of his support for the unpopular health care bill.

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