Nebraska Supreme Court To Take On Gambling Case

Nebraska Supreme Court To Take On Gambling Case


An anti-gambling group is thrilled the Nebraska Supreme Court has agreed to consider whether voters will indeed decide the issue of historic horse racing.
The legislature failed to overcome a gubernatorial veto previously and this year by-passed the governor and placed the issue on the ballot.
Gambling with the Good Life filed a lawsuit after the Secretary of State ruled the issue didn’t violate the constitutional provision that it stick to one topic.
Pat Loontjer with the group is pleased the Supreme Court will decide. . .


Loontjer hopes the court will rule the ballot measure violates the constitution’s insistence that issues stick with one subject. . .

So-called historic horse racing replays past races on video machines with the details hidden so the outcome is obscured.
Backers say they could generate enough money to keep horse racing alive in Nebraska.

Recent Headlines

in Local

Iowa Wet Enough Right Now


Some areas of Iowa got torrential rains near the end of September, but overall the state water report shows things looking pretty good as fall winds down.

in Local

SD Attorney General Warns of Indian Marijuana Resort


South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley says he can’t simply look the other way when it comes to the enforcement of the state’s marijuana laws.

in Local

Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer; Russia Can’t Dictate US Military Moves

2014 Fischer Official Photo

Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer says the United States can’t afford to sit back and allow Russia to continue military strikes in Syria.

in Local

Firefighters Respond To Early Morning Fire

firetruck lights

Yankton Firefighters were called out this morning to a fire at Baldwin Filters, just northeast of the city.

in Local

SOS’s Office Working Through Backlog


Besides handling all of the election duties, the South Dakota Secretary of State’s office is the location for most business filings in the state, from incorporations to loan and mortgage filings.