Nebraska gets a poor grade on a report card ranking the states for efforts to prevent and fight cancer.
The unemployment rate in Nebraska rose two-tenths of one percent last month to settle at 4-point-2 percent.
The fall term begins later this week at state universities with move in weekend.
The US Department of Health and Human Services is giving community agencies over half a million dollars to help the uninsured sign up for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act.
The Council of State Governments is meeting this week in Lexington Kentucky. The CSG is made up of members of all three branches of state government.
Iowa’s Republican secretary of state has been granted access to a federal database which he’ll use in his on-going voter fraud investigation.
The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission voted 5-0 to deny a renewal of the gambling license for Penn Gaming, which operates The Belle of Sioux City gambling boat.
The House Ways and Means Committee broke into 11 working groups to study various aspects of tax reform.
A criticism aimed at universities is that they don’t prepare their students for real world jobs when they graduate.
A ground “blessing” was held to mark the start of construction of the new science center project at Mount Marty College in Yankton.