Voters in Nebraska’s 1st Congressional District have been casting their votes to decide whether to send a Democrat or a Republican to Washington, D.C., to serve out the remaining days of the former representative’s term.
Earlier this month Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts made it clear that he is interested in calling a special session of the legislature if Roe is overturned, and if he can see a path forward to change Nebraska’s abortion rules.
Iowa deer hunters will be allowed to use semi-automatic weapons including AR-15 rifles to kill deer in more parts of the state during a newly created antlerless season in January under a bill signed by Gov. Kim Reynolds.
A federal judge in Nebraska has removed a major obstacle for activists who want to legalize medical marijuana via a ballot campaign, ruling that petition circulators no longer have to gather signatures from at least 5% of voters in 38 or more counties.
The U.S. Attorneys Office is asking a judge to sentence former Congressman Jeff Fortenberry to six months in prison for lying to the FBI about illegal campaign contributions, while Fortenberry’s team is asking for no prison time at all.