Dorn was instrumental in passing legislation that appropriates $2 million in each of the next two years to a fund that will help Gage County pay its costs of a federal judgment in the so-called Beatrice Six case.
On Thursday evening, the Gage County Planning Commission heard several recommendations for additional requirements on wind developments to be …
"The pandemic caused a financial hardship for many Nebraskans, including those in Gage County," the governor said. "I consider the funding provided by LB103 as a one-time payment in light of this extreme hardship circumstance."
A group of Gage County residents is one step closer to getting setbacks increased for commercial wind turbines after a proposal was approved b…
A Nebraska Supreme Court decision Friday in a lawsuit over how much, if any, an insurance company should have to pay in the Beatrice 6 case revived the possibility Gage County taxpayers could get help paying the $28.1 million judgment.
The Legislature easily hurdled Gov. Pete Ricketts' veto of a bill allowing Gage County to create a sales tax to help pay a federal judgment in the so-called Beatrice 6 case.
The Legislature gave final approval to a bill granting Gage County the authority to create a sales tax to help pay a $28.1 million federal jury verdict to the so-called Beatrice 6 on Thursday.
Sen. Myron Dorn, like many of his colleagues in the Legislature, does not relish raising taxes.
Lawmakers on the Revenue Committee on Tuesday unanimously advanced a proposal allowing counties to establish a sales tax in order to assist paying federal judgments.
Its legal options exhausted, Gage County taxpayers will now pay more than $28.1 million to six people sent to prison for a 1985 rape and murder they did not commit.
The United States Supreme Court will let stand a Nebraska federal jury’s $28.1 million verdict against Gage County for a cold-case investigation that sent six people to prison for another man's brutal slaying of a Beatrice woman in 1985.
Gage County will pay roughly $3.8 million a year for the better part of a decade to six people wrongfully convicted of a 1985 murder in Beatrice.
Gage County has asked the nation's highest court to hear its case for overturning a $28.1 million verdict awarded by a federal jury in 2016 to six people wrongfully convicted in a 1985 murder.
The 8th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Tuesday denied Gage County's petition to rehear the county's appeal in the so-called Beatrice 6 case.
Comments made by a member of the Gage County Board of Supervisors drew a rebuke on Thursday as well as a threat of legal action from an attorney representing the Beatrice 6.
News that a $28.1 million verdict against Gage County and two sheriff's deputies was affirmed spread slowly Monday, farm by farm, like gathering clouds shrouding the sun.
An attorney representing an energy company that has plans for a wind farm in Lancaster and Gage counties said proposed wind regulations being …