Scott Frost, head football coach at the University of Nebraska, earned $5 million in 2018, making Frost the highest-paid public employee in Nebraska last year, according to a ranking by the website GOBankingRates.
Tony Sanchez, head football coach at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, earned $600,000 in 2018, making Sanchez the highest-paid public employee in Nevada last year, according to a ranking by the website GOBankingRates.
Legislative appropriations for Nebraska arts agencies are projected to reach $1.5 million for fiscal year 2020, which equates to 78 cents per capita in the state, according to a report from the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA).
No counties in the state are now under a Second Amendment sanctuary law or ordinance, according to updates from the website Gunrightswatch.com and media reports.
Borrowers in Nebraska who sought forgiveness of their student loans in the second quarter of 2019 numbered 795, according to a new state-by-state analysis by the U.S. Department of Education.
Federal agency research dollars going to Nebraska totaled $151.2 million in fiscal year 2018, according to a new analysis by the Research!America alliance.
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting allocated $4,705,627 in fiscal-year 2018 to support public television and radio in Nebraska, the 27th highest amount among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, CPB reported.
Nebraska two-year colleges charged students $3,180 in tuition and fees during the 2018-19 academic year, the seventh lowest cost among 49 states examined, the College Board said in a new report.
Each of the three U.S. House of Representatives members representing Nebraska draws an annual salary of $174,000, according to the Congressional Research Service.
Nebraska four-year public university tuition and fees went from $6,394 in 2004-05 to $8,745 in 2019-20, the 13th smallest increase among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, the College Board said in a new report.
State lawmakers in Nebraska now draw a base salary of $12,000 per year, in addition to travel outlays of 58 cents per mile, according to a recent study by the National Conference of State Legislatures.
Nebraska two-year college tuition and fees at public institutions went from $2,388 in 2004-05 to $3,271 in 2019-20, the 33rd largest increase among 49 states studied, the College Board said in a new report.
Public schools in Nebraska spent an estimated $4.3 billion during the 2018-19 academic year, a 4.2 percent increase in expenditures over the previous year, according to a National Education Association report.
The number of youths in foster care in Nebraska at the end of fiscal year 2018 stood at 3,524, a 16 percent decrease over the previous fiscal year, according to newly released data from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).