The measure also calls for the state to buy and repair the Mayhew Cabin in Nebraska City and develop a Standing Bear and Ponca Cultural Center on land near Niobrara.
Departure of a corps of less doctrinaire and more independent Republican senators appears to have impacted the current legislative session.
Sen. Tom Brewer said the technology “shows great promise” and could serve as a reliable baseload generator that complements Nebraska’s shift into renewable energy.
Members of Congress need to step across party lines and get to know one another as individuals as they once did, Nebraska's former Democratic senator and former Republican congressman said.
The Legislature approved eight rule changes on Thursday that avoided a handful of controversial proposals senators warned would erode the nonpartisan status of the unicameral body.
CenterPointe President Topher Hansen said the proposal would allow for providers to account for costs required to ensure patients "don't fall through the cracks of the system."
Here are the Nebraska state senators making laws during the 108th legislative session.
The "constitutional carry" bill, among 91 pieces of legislation introduced on Thursday, would allow Nebraskans to carry concealed weapons without a permit or required safety training.
It's election day on Tuesday and in addition to determining who wins will come a vital decision on whether we are willing to accept the results.
The state senator says he has "tasted the war" while attempting to help the people of Ukraine.
Sen. Ben Sasse's forthcoming departure from the Senate to become president of the University of Florida prompted farewell insults from former President Donald Trump.
Sen. Tom Brewer of Gordon says he will ask the 2023 Legislature to address growing health care challenges that especially impact older Nebraskans in rural areas.
Sen. Tom Brewer turns the focus of his mission to Ukraine on increasing hospital capacity for wounded Ukrainians.
Sen. Tom Brewer arrives in Ukraine, U.S. Supreme Court decision on abortion creates storm, Nebraska voters in the 1st Congressional District prepare to elect a new congressman or congresswoman on Tuesday.
Sen. Tom Brewer's mission is to assess humanitarian needs and "figure out a way to break up the logjam" of equipment and resources that is currently "stacked along runways in Poland."
Primary election results last month showed surprising support for little-known challengers to incumbent or established Republican officeholders.
Idaho artist Sarah Harris is painting a mural honoring Ponca Chief Standing Bear in a state office building adjacent to the Capitol that will soon be renamed.
Unlike his multiple military missions in Afghanistan, where he was seriously wounded in a firefight with the Taliban, "this is a humanitarian support mission," the retired U.S. Army colonel said.
Lawmakers ran out the clock Monday on a proposal that would have expanded SNAP access to drug felons who are currently barred from receiving the food assistance in Nebraska.
State Sen. Tom Brewer of Gordon, the bill's sponsor, has his sights set on trying again next year.
Sen. Steve Erdman's bill seeking a vote of the people in November on a proposal to replace income, sales and property taxes with a new consumption tax fell six votes short of clearing its first hurdle in the Legislature.
Nebraska lawmakers advanced a bill Monday that would expand homestead exemptions to include more disabled veterans.
While Sen. Tom Brewer's "constitutional carry" gun rights bill cleared a filibuster, which would appear to be the chief hurdle, his proposal will face continuing challenges moving ahead.
The action represented a big step forward for gun rights advocates and a huge victory for Sen. Tom Brewer of Gordon, who shepherded the bill through a gauntlet of opposition mounted by senators from Lincoln and Omaha.
A vote on a cloture motion to end debate on what is widely described as a "constitutional carry" gun bill should come on Friday before senators head home for the weekend; if that vote fails, the bill is dead.