This Week in Lincoln: Hearings Begin

January 25th, 2019

By Fred Knapp

NET News’ Fred Knapp covers the third week of the Nebraska Legislature’s 2019 session.

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This Week in Lincoln: Legislature Kicks Off With Pomp and Proposals

January 11th, 2019

By Fred Knapp

NET News’ Fred Knapp covers the first week of the Nebraska Legislature’s 2019 session.

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Legislature Preview: Several Key Issues Facing Senators in 2019 Session

January 8th, 2019

By Fred Knapp

Property taxes and Medicaid expansion were two of the most hotly discussed issues during the midterm elections in Nebraska, and state senators will convene to tackle these things and more when the Legislature resumes January 9.

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Task force to address Whiteclay alcohol problems

February 3rd, 2017

By Fred Knapp

Lincoln, NE – Alcohol-fueled problems would be recognized as a public health emergency in the Indian reservation border town of Whiteclay, Nebraska, and lobbyists would be prohibited from supplying senators with meals in the Capitol, under proposals discussed in the Legislature.

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Budget Debate Highlights University Cuts, Court Increase, Tax Changes

February 1st, 2017

By Fred Knapp

Lincoln, NE – Cuts to the University of Nebraska, more spending on alternatives to prison, and changes to the tax system are being discussed at the Capitol.

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Legislature Fights Over Lethal Injection Drug Company Secrecy; Heavican Doubles Down on Budget Warnings

January 20th, 2017

By Fred Knapp

Lincoln, NE – Under a proposal in the Nebraska Legislature, The public would not know which companies are supplying Nebraska with death penalty drugs.

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