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Money in briefcase

District of Nebraska’s U.S. Attorney’s Office Collects $3,978,627.98 in Civil and Criminal Actions for U.S. Taxpayers in Fiscal Year 2018

NEBRASKA – United States Attorney Joe Kelly announced today that the District of Nebraska collected $3,978,627.98 in criminal and civil actions in Fiscal Year 2018.  Of this amount, $1,836,812.43 was collected in criminal actions and $2,141,815.55 was collected in civil actions.  Additionally, The District of Nebraska worked with other U.S. Attorney’s Offices and components of…read more »

Adrian Smith HOR

OP-ED: The First Line of Defense Against Higher Taxes

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is a column written by Congressman Adrian Smith with taxes: “As you may know, I recently accepted the top Republican position on the Ways and Means Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures, which writes tax policy for Congress. It’s quite an honor for me because my colleagues and I on this…read more »


Governor Pete Ricketts addresses budgeting roads with Nebraska Department of Transportation

LINCOLN, Neb. – (KGFW) During the Governor’s monthly call-in show, Governor Pete Ricketts discussed the plans for shortening the construction schedule for the Lincoln South Beltway project from eight year to three. Callers were interested in how the Governor budgets with the Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT) for roads in the state. “With regard to…read more »

Chancellor Kristensen

UNK working to increase higher education opportunities

KEARNEY, Neb. – (KGFW) Chancellor Doug Kristensen reviewed what has been developing at the University of Nebraska-Kearney since the start of the new year and what is going to continue throughout the year. The Chancellor began with 40 full-ride scholarships offered to future education majors. “Now these 40 scholarships are a four-year deal for us.…read more »