Local

Senator Johanns Rejects Spending Plan

Photo: clipart.com

Senator Johanns Rejects Spending Plan
Senator Johanns takes to the floor of the United States Senate to object to the spending plan recently approved by the Senate Appropriations Committee.
Johanns, a Republican…and a minority member on the committee, accuses majority Democrats of budgetting 91(B)Billion dollars more than authorized by the Budget Control Act for political reasons. . .
Johanns says the Appropriations Committee should be taking time to consider how best to reduce federal spending.

Recent Headlines

in Local

GPS Tracking Suggested For Accused Stalkers And Domestic Abusers

Terry Branstad 101113

Iowa Governor Terry Branstad says it's time to give judges the authority to order electronic surveillance of some of the men and women who are accused of stalking or domestic abuse in Iowa.

in Local

Iowa Home Sales Lower

for sale

Home sales in Iowa decreased last month by 9.2-percent compared to August 2013, according to a new report from the Iowa Association of Realtors.

in Local

Lt. Governor Decision May Take Weeks

Dave Heineman

Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman says it might take a couple of weeks before he names a new Lt. Governor to replace Lavon Heidemann, who resigned.

in Local

Courts Might Overturn Ballot Decision

gavel

A constitutional law professor doesn't believe the courts will allow a change to the Nebraska Republican gubernatorial ticket to stand.

in National, World

Obama vows not to fight another ground war in Iraq

islamicstate

Support for ISIS increased after U.S. airstrikes began in Iraq and the militant group may take more hostages, senior officials say.