Capitol Correspondent

Title Publish Date
With 1,200th column, a long journey has ended Jun 12 2015
Bogus amendment being used as a tactic May 15 2015
Significant rulings stemmed from suing Governor Exon Apr 17 2015
Actions by federal courts spark questions Mar 20 2015
Another try for Medicaid expansion Feb 20 2015
Meyer v. Nebraska created an interesting story Jan 23 2015
Unique circumstances led to valid textbook-loan law Dec 19 2014
Nasty campaigning carries negativity too far Nov 21 2014
Nebraska and the Eighth Circuit stand out Oct 17 2014
Committee will handle unexpected issues Sep 19 2014
USCCB resources on unaccompanied refugee children Aug 08 2014
Sentencing blunders add to correctional woes Jul 11 2014
Interim studies and special investigative committees Jun 13 2014
Divorce case seeks to challenge marriage amendment May 16 2014
Neat Deal: Departing Senators Honored on Sine Die Day May 02 2014
Legislature’s conclusion involves vote on significant proposals Apr 18 2014
Cultural impact at stake on LB 485 Apr 04 2014
Budget, big issues and add-ons as session moves to finish Mar 21 2014
Charter schools proposal alludes to other parental choice ideas Mar 07 2014
Bill on sexual orientation, gender identity unsound public policy Feb 21 2014
On priorities, exemptions and urgings Feb 07 2014
Medicaid WIN might be feasible, but not easy Jan 24 2014
Session will be intense 60 days Jan 10 2014
Tax and health-coverage issues on Legislature’s horizon Jan 03 2014
Reinvestment strategy for prison overcrowding Dec 06 2013
A tale of not much attention Sep 20 2013
Gender-Identity Eligibility Policy Will Have a Forum Sep 06 2013
Juvenile-Justice System Gets an Overhaul Aug 09 2013
Progress on Immigration Reform, But More Story to Be Written Jul 12 2013
Session is Over, But Some Work Just Beginning Jun 14 2013
Appropriations Committee Carries State Budget May 17 2013
Medicaid Expansion Unlikely in Nebraska May 03 2013
Legislation Continues Focus on Child Welfare, Foster Care Apr 19 2013
Reasons Aplenty for Nebraska to be Next Apr 05 2013
Priority Bills Include Death Penalty, Medicaid Expansion, Tax Study Mar 22 2013
Medicaid Expansion Fits with Right to Health Care Mar 08 2013
Bills Say No Difference on Non-Marital Parenting Feb 22 2013
Tax Changes and Other Controversial Bills Jan 25 2013
Questions on Juvenile Sentencing For Judiciary and Legislature Jan 11 2013
New Legislature Will Develop A Budget and Make Laws Dec 21 2012
Catching up on Some Stuff in the Fat File Dec 07 2012
Check the Candidates’ Views on Issues; Be Sure to Vote Oct 26 2012
Time and Money for Legislators on the Ballot Oct 12 2012
UNMC Study Could Influence Legislature on Medicaid Expansio Sep 28 2012
Teaching on Conscience and Prudence In Political Responsibility Statement Sep 07 2012
Supreme Court’s Less Famous Rulings Have Impact in Nebraska Aug 17 2012
More About NU’s ‘Plus One’ Benefits Decision Jul 20 2012
Regents Extend Marriage Benefits To Cohabitating Partners Jun 22 2012
Campaign Calls: Exercise or Nuisance? May 18 2012
Veto Override Allowed Pro Life Policy to Prevail May 04 2012
Legislature Ready to Wrap up its Business Apr 06 2012
Legislation to Protect Conscience Needs Support Mar 16 2012
On Prenatal Care, Pro-Life Principles Trump Other Issues Mar 02 2012
Religious Liberty Concerns Exist in Nebraska Feb 17 2012
Spending Cuts and Tax Cuts Feb 03 2012
Norris-Led ‘Experiment’ Marks 75th Anniversary Jan 20 2012
Legislature’s New Session Has Carry-Over Bills Jan 06 2012
Scholarship Support Working in Other States; Needs a Boost in Nebraska Dec 16 2011
Session Might Be Rated Special Dec 02 2011
Partner Benefits Proposed for U of N Nov 18 2011
Senators’ Letter to HHS Secretary Is On the Mark Oct 21 2011
How Will Scathing Audit Affect ‘Families Matter’? Oct 07 2011
Welfare Mechanism Is Not an Easy Route Sep 02 2011
Whether Courage or Not, Illegal Immigrant’s Story Has Impact Aug 19 2011
Deficit Reduction a Complex Challenge Jul 22 2011
Legislature Efficient Enough to Quit Early Jun 24 2011
Bill Now Carrying Divorce Changes Warrants Scrutiny May 27 2011
Significant Public-Policy Determinations Being Legislated Apr 29 2011
Budget Challenge Lies Ahead for Legislature Apr 15 2011
Energy and Enthusiasm at Large Rally for School Choice Apr 01 2011
Interim Study on Human Trafficking a Good Idea Mar 18 2011
Prenatal Care Issue Not Forgotten Mar 04 2011
Bills Challenge Life Without Parole For Minors Feb 18 2011
It’s Here: An Arizona-Like Immigration Enforcement Proposal Feb 04 2011
Enhancing Private School Choice Would Help Nebraska Jan 21 2011
Continuity Prevalent with New Nebraska Legislature Jan 07 2011
Policy Punishes Unborn Children Dec 03 2010
Arizona Cases Getting Supreme Court Review Nov 19 2010
Vote in Fremont Will Be in a Spotlight Jun 11 2010
New Anatomical Gift Law Worthy of Attention May 21 2010
Adjournment Notwithstanding, Legislature to be Active Apr 23 2010
Legislators’ Dilemma Alleviated On Prenatal Care Issue Apr 02 2010
Pro-Life Commitment Or Lip Service? Mar 19 2010
Legislation Not Needed For NSAA Changes Mar 05 2010
Restoration of Prenatal Coverage an Urgent Priority Feb 12 2010
Cost of Capital Punishment Merits Attention Jan 29 2010
Hope for Better Conditions At Adjournment Jan 15 2010

James Cunningham

 

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