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Archived: Nebraska rolls out support for 850 families with disabled children

Deborah Van Fleet, Nebraska News Connection - Apr. 14, 2024

As the country observes Autism Acceptance Month, Nebraska families raising a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder are among those learning they will be receiving financial assistance. The Family Support Waiver is based on passage of a 2022 bill and will provide up to $10,000 annually for 850 Nebraska families with a child with a developmental or intellectual disability, […]

Archived: Nebraska rolls out support for 850 families with disabled children

Deborah Van Fleet, Nebraska News Connection -

As the country observes Autism Acceptance Month, Nebraska families raising a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder are among those learning they will be receiving financial assistance. The Family Support Waiver is based on passage of a 2022 bill and will provide up to $10,000 annually for 850 Nebraska families with a child with a developmental or intellectual disability, […]

Archived: Legislature hears bills regulating artificial intelligence

Deborah Van Fleet, Nebraska News Connection - Feb. 27, 2024

In the 2023 legislative season, 25 states introduced legislation related to artificial intelligence. More than a dozen of them enacted AI regulations. This year, at least 30 states have pending AI legislation, including Nebraska. Nebraska has two AI-related bills scheduled for hearings Feb. 28.  Legislative Bill 1203, introduced by Sen. John Cavanaugh, D-Omaha, would require what he […]

Archived: Legislature hears bills regulating artificial intelligence

Deborah Van Fleet, Nebraska News Connection -

In the 2023 legislative season, 25 states introduced legislation related to artificial intelligence. More than a dozen of them enacted AI regulations. This year, at least 30 states have pending AI legislation, including Nebraska. Nebraska has two AI-related bills scheduled for hearings Feb. 28.  Legislative Bill 1203, introduced by Sen. John Cavanaugh, D-Omaha, would require what he […]

Archived: Congress considers requirement for AM radio in new vehicles

Deborah Van Fleet, Nebraska News Connection - Jan. 2, 2024

After several automakers started omitting AM radios, especially in their electric vehicles, the AM for Every Vehicle Act was introduced in Congress. It would require automakers to keep AM radios in vehicles at no additional cost. Several of the 15 stations of the Nebraska Rural Radio Association’s Rural Radio Network broadcast on the AM band. […]

Archived: Congress considers requirement for AM radio in new vehicles

Deborah Van Fleet, Nebraska News Connection -

After several automakers started omitting AM radios, especially in their electric vehicles, the AM for Every Vehicle Act was introduced in Congress. It would require automakers to keep AM radios in vehicles at no additional cost. Several of the 15 stations of the Nebraska Rural Radio Association’s Rural Radio Network broadcast on the AM band. […]

Archived: AARP to Nebraska families: Let’s talk about fraud

Deborah Van Fleet, Nebraska News Connection - Dec. 20, 2023

With holiday shopping and year-end giving in full swing, some scammers are ramping up their efforts as well. In a recent survey from AARP, nearly 40% of those who had purchased from an online ad had experienced fraud, and more than 50% reported receiving a false package notification. Todd Stubbendieck, state director of AARP Nebraska, said during […]

Archived: AARP to Nebraska families: Let’s talk about fraud

Deborah Van Fleet, Nebraska News Connection -

With holiday shopping and year-end giving in full swing, some scammers are ramping up their efforts as well. In a recent survey from AARP, nearly 40% of those who had purchased from an online ad had experienced fraud, and more than 50% reported receiving a false package notification. Todd Stubbendieck, state director of AARP Nebraska, said during […]