News

Heineman Considers Prison Reform Bill

Heineman Considers Prison Reform Bill

Photo: clipart.com

Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman says he hasn’t had time to thoroughly consider the prison reform bill sent to him by the legislature, but says Nebraska needs to do whatever it can to avoid building a new prison


Nebraska will work with the Council of State Governments to ease prison overcrowding…though Heineman is careful not to call it overcrowding. . .


The legislature returns on Thursday to wrap up the session.

Recent Headlines

in Local

Nebraska On Track for Economic Growth

money one hundred dollar bill

Nebraska remains on track for economic growth.

in Local

Medical Marijuana Bill Clears Nebraska Committee

marijuana

A medical marijuana bill has cleared a Nebraska legislative committee and heads to the full legislature for debate.

in Local

Rules Under Review

state capitol pierre

The Rules Review Committee of the South Dakota legislature worked through a long agenda at their meeting yesterday (Monday) in Pierre.

in Local

Transportation Bill Deadline Looms

rounds

More discussions on a long term transportation funding bill may be held this week in Congress.

in Local

Blue Ribbon Committee To Begin Work

blue ribbon

The “Blue Ribbon Task Force on Teachers and Students” was formed by South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard to deliver a data based report on the state of education to the 2016 legislature.