Headlines Tagged with Nebraska — 1,529 headlines found
[Nebraska] Immunity From Prostitution Charges Advances; Supreme Court Declines Marijuana Lawsuit; Cigarette Taxes Come Up Short
the Revenue Committee has rejected a proposal by Sen. Mike Gloor to increase the cigarette tax by $1.50, from its current 64 cents a pack. Gloor had proposed splitting the estimated $120 million such an increase would raise, between causes including healt
Mar 21, 2016 Nebraska Educational Telecommunications
added Mar 22, 2016 11:20
The Nebraska Attorney General's Office on Monday asked the state Supreme Court to rehear the challenge to Nebraska's indoor smoking ban exemptions after the judges declared the exceptions for cigar bars and tobacco shops unconstitutional.
Sep 9, 2014 Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Sep 9, 2014 12:11
Larkin owns the location in Benson and another in Lincoln. He said the ruling will be a financial blow for his business because a good deal of their cigars are bought to be smoked on site.
Aug 29, 2014 KETV/TheOmahaChannel.com
added Aug 31, 2014 12:12
The Nebraska Legislature's Revenue Committee voted down efforts to advance two tax proposals citing, in part, the need to include the ideas in a comprehensive study of state tax changes planned this year.
Mar 19, 2013 Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Mar 20, 2013 02:24
NewsWatch 7 has learned Sen. Bob Krist will introduce a bill in the Nebraska Unicameral next month that would, if passed, either change the scope of Omaha's new tax on tobacco products or put an end to it.
Dec 28, 2012 KETV/TheOmahaChannel.com
added Dec 30, 2012 15:52
Sen. Bob Krist said Thursday that he plans to introduce legislation in January to require a public vote on the cigarette tax, calling the approach being taken by the City Council "clearly a misuse" of the city's authority to levy occupation taxes.
Sep 28, 2012 Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Sep 29, 2012 16:41
Gov Dave Heineman called it "double taxation" Monday for the City of Omaha to consider an occupation tax on cigarettes to fund a new cancer center at University of Nebraska Medical Center.
Sep 24, 2012 Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Sep 24, 2012 17:27
In 1972, Native American inmates filed a federal lawsuit that resulted in a 1974 agreement under which prison officials agreed to allow the inmates access to medicine men and ceremonial tobacco and to hold religious ceremonies, among other things.
Sep 22, 2012 Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Sep 23, 2012 18:52
In a ”Dear Councilmember” letter dated September 10 Norquist writes “during this anemic economic recovery, the last thing our elected officials should look to do is raise taxes…" Councilman Chris Jerram, who is pushing the cigarette tax, tells Nebraska W
Sep 13, 2012 Watchdog.org (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)
added Sep 14, 2012 07:23
The best advice for smokers is to stop using any form of tobacco and/or nicotine as soon as possible. Smokers who want to quit can try stopping on their own with or without other guidance. They can also try one or more of the options that can help them q
Jul 26, 2014 Grand Island (NE) Independent
added Jul 29, 2014 10:18