The Racing and Gaming Commission's approval comes nearly two years after Nebraska voters overwhelmingly supported a ballot initiative to allow casino gambling at the state's horse tracks.
Work continues on a temporary casino at Lincoln Race Course as WarHorse Gaming awaits a final OK from state regulators.
As reported by WisPolitics.com, the Joint Finance Committee approved redirecting more than $21 million in bonding to offset rising costs for Milwaukee and Racine counties as they build new facilities for young offenders. Meanwhile, one committee member warned inflation will likely raise the …
A federal grant for a bus transfer station will allow city officials to replace the existing site near the Gold's Building downtown with a station with many more amenities.
Democratic State Chair Jane Kleeb points to abortion rights records of Nebraska Democratic nominees in wake of Kansas vote.
Nebraska's governor and attorney general have gone on the attack against a federal policy aimed at preventing discrimination in school lunch programs based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
Airport Executive Director David Haring said he's already in negotiations with at least one airline and is "optimistic" an agreement could be signed as early as next month.
The commission endorsed proposals to allow storage for an East Second Street drywall business and the installation of an electronic billboard along East Philip Avenue.
The Nebraska Racing and Gaming Commission has given approval for WarHorse Gaming and the Nebraska Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association to begin work at Lincoln Race Course to accommodate the temporary casino.
Four-month state Sen. Mike Jacobson held a nearly 2-to-1 fundraising advantage in the spring primary season, despite finishing a close second in the three-candidate District 42 race.
Following are combined total and top individual donations and spending (including in-kind values) for general-election candidates through the May 10 primary for Legislative Districts 42 and 44, Nebraska Public Power District (Subdistrict 4), the State Board of Education (District 7), the Neb…
Successful bidders will receive shares of more than $13 million in available money from the state’s Universal Service Fund, the PSC said in a Tuesday press release.
Police endorse Republican nominee Mike Flood while Democratic nominee Patty Pansing Brooks points to impact of U.S. Supreme Court abortion decision on rights to privacy with special congressional election set for Tuesday.
But an updated facility study the City Council authorized that year has yielded a new vision for the Rec Center, which a citizens committee unveiled in May.
In the Panhandle, advocates against abortion praised a 6-3 Supreme Court decision, eliminating the constitutional right to abortion set out in Roe v. Wade. Local Democratic leaders expressed disappointment in the decision, feeling such a decision could have unforeseen consequences.
Missouri Congresswoman Cori Bush on Friday, June 24, 2022, reacts to the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade. The ruling will allow states to ban abortions. Video by Christian Gooden, firstname.lastname@example.org
Nebraska's congressional representatives have all benefited from campaign spending by the National Rifle Association and other gun rights groups, according to campaign finance records.
The campaign video by the Missouri Republican candidate for U.S. Senate drew criticism for urging violence against political opponents.
Shore and Ricketts have previously backed opposing candidates in races, most noteworthy being the 2016 presidential election pitting Hillary Clinton against Donald Trump.
Lincoln City Council is set to consider a motion on Monday to rescind the so-called Fairness Ordinance — a broad update that extends protections to include sexual orientation and gender expression.
The Nebraska Secretary of State's office has received at least five new complaints against a voter identification petition in the last week claiming that petition circulators are being misleading.
Companies interested in opening casinos at Nebraska horseracing tracks can now apply for a license, which will cost $5 million over five years.
"Someday in a more enlightened future, we will have a memorial day commemorating school children lost to mass shootings," writes columnist Michael Paul Williams.
The Lincoln City Council Monday voted to allow a Lincoln couple — both veterans who suffer from PTSD — to keep their mini-pig for emotional support despite an ordinance that prohibits it.
Hundreds of newly released court exhibits pull back the curtain on how the Rams left St. Louis.
Hundreds of people rallied on the north side of the Capitol for the second time since a draft Supreme Court opinion striking down Roe v. Wade was leaked.
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In Ward 1, current School Board member Ivan Mitchell is not running and three candidates have thrown their hats into the ring. Ward 3 will have four candidates vying for that seat.