Entries by Sara Kay

Major prison reform package advances

Major prison reform package advances JoANNE YOUNG Lincoln Journal Star Updated 5 hrs ago The Judiciary Committee on Tuesday sent a package of bills to the full Legislature that are aimed at providing relief from prison crowding and reentry into communities for inmates. The main bill (LB841), introduced by Lincoln Sen. Patty Pansing Brooks, would require […]

Joe Kelly confirmed by Senate as U.S. attorney for Nebraska

Joe Kelly confirmed by Senate as U.S. attorney for Nebraska  Lincoln Journal Star, Don Walton, February 16, 2018 The Senate on Thursday confirmed the nomination of Lancaster County Attorney Joe Kelly to serve as U.S. attorney for Nebraska. The nomination was approved by unanimous consent. Kelly was nominated by President Donald Trump to succeed Robert […]