GovBeat: Nebraska

Posted at 10:14 AM ET, 01/23/2014

The federal government says Nebraska has a month to repay $22 million in aid

The state is on the hook for a ‘bungled’ attempt at privatizing foster care, Nebraska’s auditor says.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  10:14 AM ET, 01/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nebraska, newsletter

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 01/07/2014

Session Preview: Nebraska governor’s last lap

Dueling tax reform proposals will dominate Gov. Dave Heineman’s final legislative session.

By Reid Wilson  |  10:00 AM ET, 01/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  affordable care act, budget, health care, medicaid, Nebraska, obamacare, prisons, session preview, States, taxes

Posted at 06:01 AM ET, 12/20/2013

New Hampshire’s state legislature is nine times larger than Nebraska’s

All told, there are 7,383 state lawmakers in the country.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  06:01 AM ET, 12/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  California, legislature, legislatures, maps, Nebraska, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 12/03/2013

In final year, Nebraska governor will push income tax cut

By Reid Wilson  |  06:00 AM ET, 12/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nebraska, newsletter, States, taxes

Posted at 02:38 PM ET, 11/18/2013

People in the Northeast and Midwest (and Texas) pay the highest property taxes

Depending on which county you live in, property taxes can amount to anywhere from 0.2 percent to 3.1 percent of a home’s value.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  02:38 PM ET, 11/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, housing, Illinois, Louisiana, Michigan, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, taxes, texas, VERMONT, wisconsin