GOP Congressman on Trump Taxes: 'Voluntarily Release Them'

Omaha, NE.—As Democrats on Capitol Hill begin their push for President Trump's tax returns, one Nebraska Congressman says it would set a "dangerous precedent." At the same time 3rd District Rep. ... Read More

Anne Boyle Remembered

Omaha, NE.—Remembered as a political "trailblazer" former Nebraska Public Service Commissioner Anne Boyle died at her Omaha  home Saturday night, surrounded by family, following a stroke earlier in the week. She was 75. Democratic Party Stat... Read More

Ann Ashford Makes it Official; Two Women in Omaha House Race

Omaha, NE.—Ann Ashford is making it official. As News Channel Nebraska first reported in November she is running for Congress. Ashford will battle fellow Democrat Kara Eastman in the May 2020 primary, for the chance to unseat 2nd District Republ... Read More

Free meals proposed for low-income public school students

Nebraska public school students from low-income families would receive free breakfasts and lunches under a bill heard Jan. 28 by the Education Committee. Sen. Lynne Walz introduced LB251, would require public schools participating in the federal S... Read More

Slumlord Accusations Muddle TIF Project, City Council Gets Legal Ammunition

Omaha, NE—News Channel Nebraska has learned that city officials in Omaha, who are taking a hard look at the future of two historic apartment buildings near downtown, are now armed with new legal ammunition. The owner of the buildings, Dave Palla... Read More

NCN Exclusive. Ricketts on Medical Marijuana: Not for His Kids Either

Omaha, NE.—When it comes to the debate over medical marijuana in Nebraska, Gov. Pete Ricketts would hold the public's overall safety above any hypothetical health concerns of his own children. Ricketts' comment part of an exclusive on-camera int... Read More

Osborne Tackles Marijuana

Lincoln, NE.—Tom Osborne is teaming up with the Ricketts administration  to take on marijuana, medical or recreational. Nebraska's 81-year-old living legend running point alongside the head of the Nebraska State Patrol, Lieutenant Governor Mike... Read More

Governor Getting Friendly Fire in Tax Fight

Omaha, NE.—Governor Pete Ricketts' plans to cut property taxes are running into some friendly fire. Governor Ricketts opposes any plans that would raise taxes. But the conservative Platte Institute has been talking up the possibility of elimi... Read More

Defeated Lawmaker Looks to Stop GOP's Recent Struggles in Douglas County

Omaha, NE.—News Channel Nebraska has learned that former State Senator Theresa Thibodeau, following her narrow defeat in November, is poised to take the helm of the Douglas County Republican Party. Thibodeau was one of several GOP candidates who... Read More

State Clears Omaha's Children's Hospital

Omaha, NE.—In an unexpected development, the state has cleared Children's Hospital in Omaha of any wrongdoing involving charges of poor patient care by one of its doctors. According to a letter from the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Se... Read More

Possible Sweetheart Deal Apparently Off

Omaha, NE.—Concerns about a possible sweetheart deal involving the so-called “String of Pearls” now finds the Omaha City Council doing an about face. The council has decided not to award an 85 thousand dollar a year (up to 10 years and nearl... Read More