Since October, 180 “border kids” have been placed with family and friends in Nebraska – almost half as many as the prior year, when the plight and influx of unaccompanied “border kids” briefly captured the attention of U.S. politicians and media.Read More →
With his critics no doubt ready to pounce, State Sen. Ernie Chambers brings his mountain lion defense act back to the halls of the Nebraska State Capitol (today) Thursday.Read More →
2014 was a GOP landslide-and-a-half. So how did deep-red Nebraska elect a Democrat to Congress? To find the answer enter—among other things— one of the nastiest political ads of the year and a state prison scandal that will continue to make news in 2015.Read More →
In 2014 Nebraska Watchdog continued its commitment to original reporting.
Included in our many exclusive reports are stories involving one strange death, two key Capitol Hill races, Nebraska’s role in the battle over illegal immigration, Obamacare, “purple penguins,” frequent flyers and more.
As Gov. Dave Heineman wraps up an unprecedented 10 years at the state’s helm, his legacy has been stained by several scandals.Read More →