The post by Trevor Jones, the head of History Nebraska, which featured a photo of a 1934 labor riot in Loup City, Nebraska, drew a harsh rebuke from a union official who called it “unprofessional, inappropriate and a prohibited (labor) practice.”
In other news, the House voted 225-186 to approve a bill eliminating forced arbitration in contracts with customers or employees.
State Sen. Adam Morfeld of Lincoln labeled the department’s failure to appear “despicable” and “completely unacceptable.” Sen. Machaela Cavanaugh of Omaha said she was troubled as well.
The actions, commonplace in pre-financial crisis times, temporarily add cash, with the Fed taking government securities as collateral.
Jose Molina, 49, said he tried to renew his driver’s license with the same documents he normally does but was denied and is not sure why. State officials said some problems might have stemmed from examiners' errors.
The Iowa Democratic Party will propose instituting “satellite caucuses” to let voters participate even if they can’t get to an official caucus site.
The first of those town hall meetings starts Tuesday in north Omaha. The last is Nov. 21 in Millard.
Palermo said Tuesday that he will absolutely will not resign after pleading guilty to not filing his income taxes.
Ponca Chief Standing Bear's speech in a landmark case led a federal judge in Omaha to rule that Native Americans were people within the meaning of the law. A statue of the chief was unveiled Wednesday in the U.S. Capitol's Statuary Hall, replacing a statue of William Jennings Bryan.
"Absolutely, I will not resign," Councilman Vinny Palermo said, after briefly describing his tax case as "an administrative matter." Then he hit the exit.
The revised contract means the city will pay Firstar an additional $135,000 from September through the end of the year, assuming people recycle about what they usually do.
The City Council expects to hold a public hearing Tuesday on the city's $730,000 purchase of land near 34th and Q Streets.
Omaha City Councilman Vinny Palermo entered guilty pleas Monday for willful failure to file income tax returns for 2012, 2013 and 2014, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Omaha announced. He could spend up to a year in federal prison on each of the three counts
Democrats are likely to include legislation that would expedite payment of these funds as part of a must-pass spending bill as soon as this week.
The decline was seen in both conservative-led states that have restricted the procedure, including Nebraska, and liberal-led states that have expanded access.
The event is hosted by the Platte Institute think tank on Sept. 24 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Omaha Firefighters Union Hall, 6005 Grover Street.
State Sen. Patty Pansing Brooks of Lincoln said the Department of Health and Human Services’ plan to eliminate almost 200 pages of rules and regulations could affect the rights of children and families and increase the chances of unequal treatment.
Most homeowners were charged between $300 and $700 for snow removal provided by a city contractor. The owners of commercial and industrial properties paid more, with many receiving bills of more than $3,000.
The report calls for the formation of a “comprehensive task force” to quickly provide new approaches to hiring and retaining staff that the governor and Legislature can consider soon. It also recommended a look at higher starting salaries and implementation of wage hikes for experienced workers.
The proposal Trump outlined Wednesday, which would supersede any state inaction, includes a ban on mint and menthol, and an industry giant quickly indicated it would capitulate.
Five Omaha-area senators will be panelists at a town hall hosted by the Platte Institute. They will speak on their efforts to revise property taxes and take questions.
Kobach wanted to determine if any of the people on this list were in the country illegally and hinted that if the information he provided led to anyone being arrested or deported, he’d be fine with that
Farmers, ranchers and others decried the new rules as overly burdensome, suggesting they could be applied even to minor ditches that became streams only during heavy rains.
The desire for faster action is fueling demands for a new agency to oversee the industry, an idea that’s gaining traction among liberal and free-market economists in the U.S., Europe and Australia. They say there’s plenty of precedent: The U.S. and other countries have watchdogs for specific industries, such as aviation, medicine, financial services and the environment, so why not digital markets?
An angry Lincoln retiree confronted Republican Sen. Ben Sasse at a Husker game in an incident that led to a suspension of his part-time gig as a Runza salesman at Memorial Stadium.
Several parents and grandparents of disabled children told the Health and Human Services Committee how the new standards were affecting their families.