A New Governor Mixes Optimism With Caution
- NEBRASKA. CAVANAGH, SEAN // Education Week;1/26/2011, Vol. 30 Issue 18, p19
The article discusses a speech made by Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman on January 13, 2011 about the creation of a virtual high school in the state, Nebraska's budget shortfall, and the preservation of education funding in light of state budget cuts.
- Education board in Neb. rebuffs calls for repeal. Lillis, Mike // Hill;9/8/2010, Vol. 17 Issue 97, p14
The article focuses on the rebuff by the Nebraska State Board of Education of a request from Governor Dave Heineman to support a repeal of the healthcare reform law in 2010.
- Three Governors Tackle Budgets, Tax-Cut Plans in State Addresses. Carvlin, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;1/10/2007, Vol. 359 Issue 32545, p26
The article reports on the issues focused by Governors John Hoeven, Dave Heineman and Mike Rounds during their state address in the U.S. Hoeven's budget proposal includes a $116 million tax cut for property owners and additional $89 million fund for K-12 education. Heineman looks at reducing...
- Untitled. Heineman, Dave // Nebraska Farmer;Sep2014, Vol. 156 Issue 9, Special section p20
A letter is presented from Dave Heineman, Governor of the State of Nebraska for the participants of the 37th Annual Husker Harvest Days (HHD) agricultural exhibition to be held in Nebraska.
- Nebraska Governor Aims to Cut Taxes While Increasing K-12 Education Funds. Robelen, Erik W. // Education Week;1/17/2007, Vol. 26 Issue 19, p19
The State of the State address by Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman (R) is presented. In his January 11, 2007 speech he called for both lower taxes and higher spending on K-12 education. State spending on special education would increase each year under the governor's budget plan, and he also...
- Nebraska Districts Seek to Put School Funding Suit on Hold. // Education Week;8/15/2007, Vol. 26 Issue 45, p21
The article focuses on four Nebraska school districts which would like to delay its lawsuit that they filed in the year 2003. The districts had sued the state over school funding. The Nebraska Schools Trust group reported that postponing the proceedings would allow continuing discussions for a...
- NEBRASKA. Aarons, Dakarai I. // Education Week;1/21/2009, Vol. 28 Issue 18, p18
The article discusses the 2009 State of the State address for Nebraska. Governor Dave Heineman revealed a two-year budget that would include extra K-12 education spending and more money for special education programs. The state is notable in that it is among the few states in the United States...
- Life in a state where jobs sprout like rows of corn. Tucker, Randy // Christian Science Monitor;7/2/97, Vol. 89 Issue 152, p1
Looks at economic conditions and unemployment in Nebraska as of July 2, 1997. Nebraska's 2.3 percent unemployment, the lowest in the nation; The strength of the economy; Growth in telemarketing and food and database processing companies; Pressure for wage increases; Workers in Nebraska able to...
- Cash Shortfalls Put Focus on 'Second-Hand' Debt. Carvlin, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;2/11/2002, Vol. 339 Issue 31322, p41A
Focuses on the economic condition of Nebraska in the fiscal year 2002. Estimated revenue deficits for the fiscal 2002-03 biennium; Problems that hinders achieving the reserved target; Amount appropriated by the legislators for capital projects.