Local

Senator Not Pleased With Tax Study Committee

Photo: clipart.com

Senator Not Pleased With Tax Study Committee

Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman had proposed a major shift in the state’s tax system this year by eliminating the income tax, and replacing those dollars by expanding the sales tax. The legislature did not go along with his proposal, instead opting to set up a committee to study the state’s tax system, with recommendation for the next session. District 40 Senator Tyson Larson of O’Neill doesn’t like the make-up of the committee…

Larson, a member of the Appropriations Committee, says he is concerned about more of a tax shift onto farmers and ranchers…

Larson says he would like to see the legislature consider a fair tax proposal…

Recent Headlines

in National

U.S. Secret Service directior resigns

The White House seen from outside the north lawn fence in Washington

Julia Pierson has resigned amid security lapses at the White House.

in National

Rhode Island child with Enterovirus dies

cdc

A child hospitalized for less than 24 hours with Enterovirus D68 has died from the bacterial infection.

in Agriculture

U.S. And Brazil End WTO Cotton Case Dispute

Vilsack at AFBF

Today, Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack and U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman announced the U.S. and Brazil have reached agreement to…

in National

U.S. experts hunt for Ebola exposure after first case

cdc

Experts are monitoring "a handful" of people potentially exposed through physical contact with the first patient diagnosed with the deadly virus in the U.S.

in Local

Midwestern Economy Down From August

money 20

The Creighton Economic Forecasting Group released the monthly survey of economic indicators throughout the Midwest.