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Editorial Roundup: Nebraska

May. 09, 2022 14:05 PM EDT

Omaha World-Herald. May 8, 2022. Editorial: Tuesday is the Nebraska primary. Don’t forget to vote. Citizens of Nebraska, it’s time to vote. The state’s primary election is Tuesday, May 10. Don’t miss this opportunity to help choose local and...

Editorial Roundup: Nebraska

Apr. 25, 2022 07:22 AM EDT

Omaha World-Herald. April 21, 2022. Editorial: Ashford’s dedication to public service, drive to help others is inspiring There is a Hebrew proverb that goes, “Say not in grief, ‘he is no more,’ but live in thankfulness that he was.” We think...

Editorial Roundup: Nebraska

Apr. 04, 2022 15:46 PM EDT

Omaha World-Herald. April 3, 2022. Editorial: Think before you share that social media story State Sen. Bruce Bostelman caused quite a stir when he stood on the floor of the Nebraska Legislature last week and lamented that schools were providing litter boxes for...

Editorial Roundup: Nebraska

Mar. 28, 2022 13:42 PM EDT

Omaha World-Herald. March 27, 2022. Editorial: Ducking debates is no way to show that you’re a leader Last week, four Republican candidates for governor met in a Lincoln television studio to discuss issues affecting Nebraska’s present and future. ...

Editorial Roundup: Nebraska

Mar. 21, 2022 07:13 AM EDT

Omaha World-Herald. March 17, 2022. Editorial: ‘Nebraska Nice’ is still a very real thing Lots of people had a good chuckle about that Nebraska tourism marketing pitch: “Nebraska: Honestly, it’s not for everyone.” But tongue-in-cheek slogans...

Editorial Roundup: Nebraska

Mar. 15, 2022 13:31 PM EDT

Omaha World-Herald. March 13, 2022. Editorial: Find a way to shut off the pipeline that helps fill Nebraska prisons Omaha Police Chief Todd Schmaderer made an important and provocative statement recently about the value of investing in Nebraska communities as a way to...

Attorney hired to investigate ex-Nebraska senator's behavior

Mar. 01, 2022 16:29 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have hired an outside attorney to investigate the behavior of a former state senator who photographed an aide without her knowledge, and the findings will be released to the public by mid-April, a state senator said Tuesday. Sen. Anna Wishart...

Nebraska governor picks replacement for senator who resigned

Feb. 23, 2022 14:54 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts on Wednesday appointed a conservative banker to replace former state Sen. Mike Groene, who resigned after admitting that he took photos of a legislative staffer without her knowledge. Newly appointed state Sen. Mike Jacobson will...

Female Nebraska lawmakers call for change amid photo probe

Feb. 22, 2022 15:48 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Several female Nebraska state lawmakers on Tuesday railed against the Legislature's handling of a male state senator who resigned after admitting that he took photos of a female subordinate without her consent, calling for an overhaul of their internal policies and recounting...