Dave Heineman

Nebraska’s ‘Teflon governor’ Heineman leaves under cloud of scandals

By   /  December 8, 2014  /  Nebraska, News  /  No Comments

WHO'S NEXT: With Lt. Gov. Rick Sheeny out of office under a cloud of controversy, Nebraska's governor is looking for a replacement. (AP photo)

As Gov. Dave Heineman wraps up an unprecedented 10 years at the state’s helm, his legacy has been stained by several scandals.

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Governor doesn’t make short list for NU president

By   /  November 3, 2014  /  Nebraska, News  /  No Comments

Nebraska Watchdog

Four finalists were announced for the University of Nebraska presidency on Monday, and Gov. Dave Heineman was not among them.

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Nebraska governor to face tough crowd at prisons hearing

By   /  October 28, 2014  /  Nebraska, News  /  No Comments

Dave Heineman

Nebraska’s governor will face a tough crowd when he testifies Wednesday before a special legislative committee — comprised of some of his harshest critics and vocal foes — investigating prison scandals.

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Nebraska governor, attorney general could be subpoenaed to testify

By   /  October 10, 2014  /  Nebraska  /  No Comments

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The Nebraska governor and attorney general and others may be subpoenaed to testify before a legislative committee investigating prison scandals.

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Dirty little secret: GOP’s Ashford attack hits state’s top Republican

By   /  September 30, 2014  /  Nebraska  /  No Comments

State Sen. Brad Ashford

When you shoot from the hip you might just hit the wrong guy in the back.

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Terry-Ashford debate sets stage for nasty TV ads in Omaha House race

By   /  September 26, 2014  /  Nebraska  /  No Comments


Democrat Brad Ashford played to the minimum wage crowd—thousands signed a petition to raise it—while GOP Congressman Lee Terry accused Ashford of “coddling criminals.”

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