The City Council plans to discuss several changes to its meeting rules, including capping most people at three minutes of testimony per topic, requiring them to speak only about the topic at hand and setting standards for public behavior.
U.S. Rep. Don Bacon has been named to a list of most vulnerable House Republican incumbents, a signal that Nebraska’s 2nd District will once again be a political battleground.
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds says a new social media and advertising campaign is designed to draw attention to Iowa's quality of life in hopes of attracting new workers.
WASHINGTON (AP) — What happens if President Donald Trump carries out his threat to impose tariffs on the remaining $300 billion in Chinese goods that he hasn't already hit with 25% import taxes?
An effort to raise congressional salaries for the first time in a decade has been shelved for now after running into extremely predictable backlash.
HHS released the report days after announcing its intent to award a new five-year case management contract to St. Francis Ministries, formerly known as St. Francis Community Services, based in Salina, Kansas.
If no one changes their minds, the proposal needs a yes vote from either Jerram or Pahls to pass, and from both for a veto-proof 5-2 majority.
President Donald Trump says he has no intention of ending his public attacks on the Federal Reserve’s interest rate policies even though he knows he has made Chairman Jerome Powell’s job more difficult.
WASHINGTON — Several Midlands Republicans said Thursday that they would refuse dirt on political opponents offered by foreign governments.
The Iowa congressman joined with provocative media personalities to promote his bill cracking down on so-called sanctuary jurisdictions.
Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert asked City Council members to put in writing what they want to see in a new trash contract.
President Donald Trump did a victory lap with Iowa and Nebraska farmers on Tuesday, touting his administration’s move to lift a ban on selling gasoline mixed with 15% ethanol during summer months.
The nation's opioid addiction crisis has prompted every state except one to file claims or promise to sue drugmakers, distributors or pharmaceutical companies.
State Sen. Sue Crawford of Bellevue, who now holds the seat, has endorsed Susan Hester as her replacement. Crawford is term-limited and unable to seek reelection.
DES MOINES — The son of an Iowa civil rights attorney who is handling a high-profile civil trial involving a former governor was arrested in the courtroom where his mother was working amid an apparent dispute over the courthouse’s air quality.
A new audit harshly criticizes the director of a state agency, stating that he took five “questionable” trips that appear to violate laws on the personal use of state vehicles and the filing of false expense reports.
The woman was hit in the head and face and was choked, according to the Department of Correctional Services.
Iowa's court system has blocked public access to online records detailing Gov. Kim Reynolds' 2000 arrest for drunk driving, saying they inadvertently exposed her sensitive personal information.
Sens. Deb Fischer, R-Neb., and Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, plan to join Trump on Air Force One, which will deliver the president to Offutt Air Force Base.
The petition drive aims to put a proposed constitutional amendment on the 2020 general election ballot that would give Nebraskans the right to use medical cannabis for serious medical conditions, subject to “reasonable laws, rules and regulations.”
Andy Harpenau said his company is poised to pounce if Omaha’s debate on the city’s next trash contract combines trash and yard waste, and sends all of the material to the landfill, instead of composting yard waste.
The World-Herald’s Washington Bureau rounds up news highlights from Capitol Hill and beyond.
On her way to capturing the Republican nomination in 2014, now-Sen. Joni Ernst released one of the most memorable ads of the cycle. In it, she bragged about having castrated hogs while growing up on an Iowa farm and pledged to use those pork-cutting skills to "make 'em squeal" in Washington.
Some residents have had their garbage and yard waste sit for up to five days at the curb, according to a press release from Mayor Jean Stothert.
Tuesday's vote temporarily ends discussion of the mayor’s favored trash bid, a 10-year, $22.7-million-a year deal with Spain-based FCC Environmental.