It is unclear whether Sasse, 46, will seek another six-year term in 2020, has his sights on a different position or is ready to abandon elective politics altogether.
Douglas County Board member Jim Cavanaugh is calling for the county to scale down its plans for a $120 million complex to house attorneys’ offices, juvenile courts and youth detention.
The City of Omaha’s budget would exceed $1 billion for the first time and put more money toward public safety and streets under a proposal by Mayor Jean Stothert.
The Nebraska Public Power District will take part in a federal study to develop more ways to safely and economically collect and store the carbon produced by coal-fired power plants and ethanol plants.
Gov. Pete Ricketts, the incumbent Republican, announced last week that he would participate in three joint appearances with his opponent. But State Sen. Bob Krist, his Democratic challenger, fired back Thursday with a call for five debates between the two candidates, with statewide media coverage.
Krist, a Democratic state senator from Omaha, is challenging Republican Gov. Pete Ricketts in the Nov. 6 general election.
Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert is renewing her call on state officials to pass legislation that allows Nebraska to begin collecting sales tax on Web purchases.
U.S. Rep. Don Bacon, R-Neb., has gotten the support of two more labor unions in his bid for re-election — including one that endorsed both Bacon and his opponent in the primary.
Democratic congressional candidate Kara Eastman's opponent, Rep. Don Bacon, R-Neb., had no primary opponent and starts with a 4-to-1 cash advantage going into the general election campaign.
Russian hackers did not penetrate the election machines or computer software of Omaha-based Election Systems & Software during the 2016 election season, a company executive told The World-Herald on Tuesday.
Calls from interested investors are pouring in to the company seeking to open a niobium mine in southeast Nebraska.
Trump also said that he misspoke at the joint news conference with Putin on Monday and that he meant to say he didn't have any reason to doubt Russia interfered in the election.
The Trump administration on Monday brought cases against China, the European Union, Canada, Mexico and Turkey at the World Trade Organization for retaliating against American tariffs on imported steel and aluminum.
“If I’m fortunate enough to be re-elected, I plan to be governor for the whole term,” Ricketts told reporters, adding later that he has the “best job in the world.”
An adjunct professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has been nominated by President Donald Trump to serve as federal under secretary for agricultural research, education and economics.
In what may be a first for Nebraska, a woman running for the State Legislature had a baby during the campaign.
The head of the nation's largest electronic spy agency and the military's cyberwarfare arm has quietly directed the two organizations to coordinate actions to counter potential Russian interference in the 2018 midterm elections.
Members of Congress, including some Republicans, are criticizing President Donald Trump’s performance at a press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Members of Congress are warning that newspapers in their home states are in danger of cutting coverage or going out of business if the United States maintains recently imposed tariffs on Canadian newsprint.
The Scribner City Council voted unanimously on June 25 to give first-round approval to a similar ordinance designed to prohibit renting apartments or homes to immigrants in the country illegally, and to prohibit hiring such undocumented workers.
Average spending per candidate hit $34,020 — more than double the average from just eight years earlier.
Deb Fischer’s Democratic opponent in November’s general election, Lincoln City Councilwoman Jane Raybould, relentlessly attacks Fischer as ineffective in lobbying President Donald Trump on behalf of farmers and ranchers.
Brett Kavanaugh could add a powerful new voice on the Supreme Court to restrain what government agencies can do, ushering in a new era of tougher scrutiny of federal regulations loathed by businesses.
Jane Raybould has $480,000 in cash to Sen. Deb Fischer's $2.75 million in cash.
Twelve Russian military intelligence officers hacked into the Clinton presidential campaign and Democratic Party email accounts and released tens of thousands of private communications in a sweeping conspiracy by the Kremlin to meddle in the 2016 U.S. election, according to an indictment announced three days before President Donald Trump’s summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
The U.S. economy is in a sweet spot where it’s growing but not overheating, the Federal Reserve said Friday in its latest official report to Congress.