With a new legislative session on the horizon and new legislators after the November elections, the Coalition for a Strong Nebraska is bringing policymakers, nonprofits, service providers and state agencies together to find solutions to the most pressing issues facing Nebraskans.
Clean-water advocates are urging the Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy to do more to protect drinking water and soil quality impacted by industrial-scale beef, pork and chicken operations.
Nearly 300 Nebraska business owners and executives across the state have gone on record in support of ballot Initiative 433, which would gradually raise Nebraska's minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2026.
Gospel music recording artists The Down East Boys will be in Eads as part of their Mid-West Concert series tour.
This year's mid-west tour will take them across Oklahoma, Nebraska, Kansas, and Colorado, singing in Phillipsburg, Kansas; Grant and Gering, Nebraska; Colorado Springs, Canon City, Lamar, and Eads, Colorado; and Owaso, Oklahoma.
This winter, military veterans will have an opportunity to translate hard-won skills on the battlefield into Nebraska's fields and pastures through "Putting the Pieces Together," a U.S. Department of Agriculture-backed program.
Six states are suing the Biden administration over its plans to cancel millions of dollars in student loans.
The State of Colorado is suing pesticide manufacturers Syngenta and Corteva.
This week, the Nebraska secretary of state announced that two ballot initiatives had qualified for the November ballot.
With the age of Nebraska's farmers and beekeepers on the rise, bee enthusiasts are encouraging more young people to check out the Great Plains Master Beekeeping Program.
Nebraska taxpayers will soon be notified of proposals to increase their property taxes because of a law passed last year.