02/28/2020 09:23 AM CST LINCOLN – Today, the Judicial Nominating Commission for the Separate Juvenile Court in Lancaster County provided the following two names for the Governor’s consideration: Michelle D. Sabata and Elise M. W. White, both of Lincoln.

Two Nomineeorwarded for the Separate Juvenile Court Judgeship in Lancaster Countys F 02/28/2020 09:23 AM CST LINCOLN – Today, the Judicial Nominating Commission for the Separate Juvenile Court in Lancaster County provided the following two names for the Governor’s...

City Hall: County attorney exploring having autopsies done in Lincoln

Riley Johnson – Lincoln Journal Star, 2.11.20 Lancaster County is exploring renting space in Air Park to have autopsies done locally instead of in Omaha, Lancaster County Attorney Pat Condon said. Condon, who also serves as the county coroner, said having a...

Funds sought for Omaha community corrections facility

Unicameral Update  February 7, 2020 Sen. Steve Lathrop, LB916 The state would fund additional beds for inmates who are preparing to reenter their communities under a bill heard Feb. 5 by the Appropriations Committee. Sen. Steve Lathrop LB916, sponsored by Omaha Sen....

Hemp program updates proposed program updates proposed

Unicameral Update – February 5, 2020  The Agriculture Committee heard testimony Feb. 4 on a bill that would update the Nebraska Hemp Farming Act to harmonize it with new federal regulations. The Nebraska Hemp Farming Act, which the Legislature passed last year,...

Help For Human Trafficking Victims Advances, But No Funding

Fred Knapp, NET News Victims of human trafficking could be offered safe houses and counseling to get away from the people who are exploiting them, under a bill advancing in the Legislature. But senators are not providing any money to implement the program. More on...