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2015 Legislataive Bills to Watch

January 29, 2015

    Below is the list of bills we are supporting, opposing, and monitoring. A couple of things to note: 1) based on amendments or other developments our position may change or a bill may be added or removed and 2) the status column does not list pending amendments; please visit the Nebraska Legislature website […]

Bill Drop Concludes

January 22, 2015

January 21st was the tenth and final day of bill introduction for the 2015 legislative session. Here are bills of interest from the last day: Higher Taxes Sen. Jim Smith is a proven leader in the Legislature for free markets and free people.  Yet, while we understand the Senator’s goals of sustaining infrastructure investment proposed by […]

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Americans for Prosperity Applauds Gov. Ricketts’ Dedication to Grow Nebraska

January 22, 2015

LINCOLN — Following today’s State of the State address from Governor Ricketts, it is clear that he is working to fight government overreach and help Nebraskans across the state. Americans for Prosperity Nebraska, the state’s largest group of grassroots advocates fighting for economic freedom, released the following statement on the governor’s speech: “We at Americans […]

AMERICANS FOR PROSPERITY SUPPORTS SEN. LARSON’S INDEPENDENT PUBLIC SCHOOLS ACT

January 21, 2015

Educational opportunity for all students means new options and styles of learning LINCOLN — Americans for Prosperity-Nebraska state director Matt Litt released the following statement regarding LB 616, the Independent Public Schools Act, introduced by Sen. Tyson Larson: “We applaud Sen. Larson for his commitment to public education and to ensuring every student in Nebraska has […]

SEN. CAMPBELL’S MEDICAID EXPANSION SCHEME STILL WRONG FOR NEBRASKA

January 20, 2015

AFP-Nebraska will oppose LB 472 as implementation of Obamacare LINCOLN — Americans for Prosperity- Nebraska state director Matt Litt released the following statement regarding LB 472, a bill introduced by Sen. Campbell to expand Medicaid benefits allowed under the Affordable Care Act: “For three years now Sen. Campbell has sought to implement the Medicaid expansion […]

AMERICANS FOR PROSPERITY NEBRASKA SEES LITTLE HOPE FOR ECONOMIC FREEDOM IN PRESIDENT’S STATE OF THE UNION

January 20, 2015

LINCOLN — In tonight’s State of the Union address many heard the same old rhetoric from President Obama. Americans for Prosperity Nebraska, the state’s largest group of grassroots advocates for economic freedom, finds much fault in the President’s speech. AFP Nebraska state director Matt Litt released the following statement: “We have heard these promises before; yet, every year we […]

Time to Repeal the Learning Community

January 16, 2015

Americans for Prosperity- Nebraska supports legislation repealing the Learning Community LINCOLN — Sen. Bill Kintner introduced LB 421 to repeal the Omaha metro area’s Learning Community, a political subdivision funded by 11 Omaha metro area school districts that assists with funding for high-poverty school districts in the area. Americans for Prosperity-Nebraska state director Matt Litt […]

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