LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Republican state Sen. Mike Flood will officially join the U.S. House on Tuesday when he's sworn in to fill the seat of disgraced former U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A special election in Nebraska was supposed to be an easy win for House Republicans. It instead was the tightest race in decades in the GOP-dominated district, boosting confidence among Democrats hoping to energize voters by tapping into public outrage over the U.S.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska state Sen. Mike Flood won a special election Tuesday to replace former U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry, a fellow Republican who was sentenced to two years of probation earlier in the day for a conviction on charges that he lied to federal agents.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Former Nebraska Sen. Ben Nelson endorsed state Sen. Patty Pansing Brooks on Thursday in her campaign for the state's 1st Congressional District.
Pansing Brooks, a Democrat, is looking to replace former U.S.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Republican congressional hopeful Mike Flood scored the endorsement Tuesday of the Nebraska Farm Bureau, the state's largest farm advocacy group.
Flood, a state senator and former speaker of the Nebraska Legislature, is looking to replace former GOP Rep.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Democrats have picked state Sen. Patty Pansing Brooks of Lincoln to run in a special election to replace former U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry, a Republican who resigned last month after he was convicted of federal charges.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Jury selection is set to begin Wednesday in the trial of U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry of Nebraska, who is accused of lying to federal authorities who were investigating an illegal donation to his campaign from a foreign national.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska took another step Wednesday toward building a canal that would divert water out of neighboring Colorado under a 99-year-old compact, a project based in fears about the Denver area's growing use of the South Platte River that runs through both states.
YANKTON, S.D. (AP) — A lawmaker is promoting construction of a long debated four-lane highway between Yankton and Norfolk, Nebraska, citing the recent availability of federal money.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The upcoming trial of U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry could be delayed until March 15, based on recently filed court documents.
The nine-term Nebraska Republican is scheduled for trial on Feb.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska state Sen. Mike Flood said Monday that he has raised more than $400,000 in the two weeks since he announced his campaign to challenge U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry in the Republican primary.
PIERCE, Neb. (AP) — Three children died Saturday when a home caught fire in a rural area of northern Nebraska.
The fire broke out just after 3:30 a.m. in the town of Pierce. Three people got out, but a 17-year-old, 15-year-old and 12-year-old were unable to escape.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry went on the offensive Friday against his Republican primary challenger, accusing state Sen. Mike Flood of “betraying conservative values” on immigration with his support of a 2012 health care law that divided Nebraska Republicans.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Attorneys for U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry are asking a federal judge to move the Nebraska Republican's upcoming trial from California, where he faces federal charges, to his home state.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Indicted U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry's political fortunes took a major hit Friday when two of Nebraska's most prominent Republicans withdrew their longtime support for him and endorsed a state lawmaker who hopes to unseat the nine-term congressman in the GOP primary.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry of Nebraska announced Tuesday that he has tested positive for COVID-19 and will temporarily work from home.
Fortenberry said on his congressional website that he had a “moderate case” and will recuperate at home.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Republican state senator and former speaker of the Legislature is challenging Congressman Jeff Fortenberry who is facing federal charges as he runs for re-election.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska state lawmaker from Norfolk is self-isolating at home after he contracted the coronavirus.
Sen. Mike Flood missed the final few days of the Legislature's special session after testing positive on Monday.
JOHNSON CREEK —Johnson Creek’s baseball program makes its fourth trip to the WIAA State Baseball Tournament this week when the Bluejays (17-8) take on Thorp (13-10) in a Division 4 state semifinal at Fox Cities Stadium in Grand Chute on Wednesday morning.