Saturday, December 10th, 2016

The Foundry has the Senate’s schedule for passing health care now that Nebraska Senator Ben Nelson’s vote has been purchased: Monday, 1:00 AM – Vote to invoke cloture (i.e. end debate) on the manager’s amendment. 60 votes are necessary. Tuesday, 7:00 AM – Vote to approve the manager’s amendment. A majority vote is necessary. Tuesday, […]

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The Nebraska State Supreme Court ruled the electric chair is “cruel and unusual punishment.” In the landmark ruling, the court said the Legislature may vote to have a death penalty, just not one that offends rights under the state constitution. The high court made the ruling in the case of Raymond Mata Jr., convicted for […]

The Nebraska State Supreme Court ruled the electric chair is “cruel and unusual punishment.” In the landmark ruling, the court said the Legislature may vote to have a death penalty, just not one that offends rights under the state constitution. The high court made the ruling in the case of Raymond Mata Jr., convicted for […]