Economic Impact Study Supports Expanded Medicaid

Supporters of expanded Medicaid in Nebraska held a news conference Wednesday at the Rotunda of the State Capitol to release the results of an economic impact study of Medicaid expansion conducted by professors at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. The study highlights how the Medicaid Redesig...

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Economic Impact Study Supports Expanded Medicaid

Supporters of expanded Medicaid in Nebraska held a news conference Wednesday at the Rotunda of the State Capitol to release the results of an economic impact study of Medicaid expansion conducted by professors at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. The study highlights how the Medicaid Redesig...

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Nebraska Lawmakers Divided Over Fuel Tax

A proposed fuel tax increase is drawing support and criticism from Nebraska lawmakers, who remain divided over whether it's necessary to pay for roads and bridges. Lawmakers began debate Tuesday on a measure that would phase in a 6-cent increase over four years, bringing Nebraska's total gas tax ...

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Sorghum Industry Pleased With Increase In Acres

The United States Department of Agriculture's Prospective Plantings report released Tuesday shows estimated sorghum planted acres will reach 7.9 million in 2015, up 11 percent from the 7.1 million the previous season. "A surge in demand sent a message to growers signaling a need for increased acr...

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USDA to Protect and Restore Agricultural Working Lands, Grasslands and Wetlands

WASHINGTON, March 31, 2015 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Tuesday announced that U.S. Department of Agriculture is making available $332 million in financial and technical assistance through the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP). USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (...

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Governor Ricketts Says Increasing Gas Tax Wrong Approach

Over the last 19 months I have logged tens of thousands of miles crisscrossing our great state and listening to the thoughts, ideas, and concerns of our citizens. Throughout my travels the number one issue I hear about from hardworking Nebraskans is the need for tax relief. Whether it’s farmers an...

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Apr
3
Fri
all-day Carroll United Methodist Church ...
Carroll United Methodist Church ...
Apr 3 all-day
United Methodist Church Fish Fry Friday, April 3rd at 5:30pm at United Methodist Church In Carroll. Adults $9, Kids 5-10 $5, 4 & under Free.
9:00 am American Red Cross Blood Drive
American Red Cross Blood Drive
Apr 3 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
American Red Cross Blood Drive Friday, April 3rd from 9am to 3pm at Saunders County Medical Center in Wahoo. To make an appointment to give blood, download the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org[...]
10:00 am West Point Chamber Coffee
West Point Chamber Coffee
Apr 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
West Point Chamber Coffee Friday, April 3rd at 10am at the Chamber Office in West Point. We will be drawing for the winners of the Easter Baskets.
Apr
4
Sat
all-day Masters Hand 5th Annual SPRING F...
Masters Hand 5th Annual SPRING F...
Apr 4 all-day
Masters Hand 5th Annual Spring Fling Saturday, April 4th with events starting at 8am at Master’s Hand Candle Company & Gift Shop in Tekamah. Over 12,000 prize and candy-filled Easter Eggs, Pony Rides, Baby Animal[...]
Apr
6
Mon
all-day Relay For Life Luminaria Bags
Relay For Life Luminaria Bags
Apr 6 all-day
Relay For Life participants, survivors and caregivers remember loved ones lost to cancer and honor those battling the disease through luminaria bags.You can purchase a Relay For LIfe of the Cuming County Area Luminaria Bag[...]
11:30 am American Red Cross Blood Drive
American Red Cross Blood Drive
Apr 6 @ 11:30 am – 5:30 pm
American Red Cross Blood Drive Monday, April 6th from 11:30am to 5:30pm at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Norfolk. To make an appointment to give blood, download the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org[...]
Apr
7
Tue
10:00 am Free Scrape Computer & Electroni...
Free Scrape Computer & Electroni...
Apr 7 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Free Scrap Computer and Electronic Waste Collection Tuesday, April 7th from 10am to 1pm at USDA Service Center in Tekamah. For individuals and businesses disposing of computers, monitors, printers, keyboards, office equipment, televisions, DVD &[...]
2:00 pm Car Seat Inspection
Car Seat Inspection
Apr 7 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Car Seat Inspection Station Tuesday, April 7th from 2pm to 6pm at St. Franciscan Hospital in West Point. Call 402-372-4064 to make an appointment and leave message and tech will call you back to schedule[...]

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