Nebraska State Fair Board responds to audit report on finances

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. — The Nebraska State Fair Board (NSFB) is responding after the Nebraska Auditor of Public Accounts released findings from an investigation into their finances on Tuesday morning. The board said they plan to institute policies and procedures to tighten internal controls such as supporting documentation for journal entries. NSFB said this includes, but isn’t limited to: initiation, review and approval ...

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State of Nebraska to pay Nelnet nearly $1.7M to help process unemployment claims

Nelnet is helping process state unemployment claims under an emergency contract worth nearly $1.7 million. The state has enlisted the help of one of Lincoln’s largest companies to process a deluge of unemployment claims. The Nebraska Department of Labor this month signed a nearly $1.7 million contract with Nelnet, which handles millions of student loan accounts for the federal government. ...

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