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2015 Nebraska Legislature Scorecard

June 30, 2015

The 2015 legislative session is in the books. We’ve assembled our annual scorecard to give Nebraskans a sense of how their and other senators did this session. How did your senator do? Is a Champion of Freedom representing you or does your senator need to improve for next year? Check out the 2015 Nebraska Legislature Scorecard.

The Un-Affordable Care Act Hits Nebraskans Again

June 02, 2015

Here we go again. The Affordable Care Act constantly proves to be a misnomer; the cost of health insurance is sky rocketing and Nebraskans are feeling the brunt of it again. Today the Lincoln Journal Star highlighted the rate increases in the individual market: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska – “proposing to raise rates for ACA-compliant individual plans […]

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WIDESPREAD SUPPORT FOR LINCOLN PUBLIC SCHOOLS BOARD TO LOWER PROPERTY TAX LEVY

July 27, 2015

Americans for Prosperity releases poll results showing 60% of Lincolnites want LPS to find ways to lower the property tax burden LINCOLN — Today, Americans for Prosperity-Nebraska released the results of a recently conducted survey which measured the support of reducing the property tax levy in Lincoln. AFP-Nebraska is calling on the Lincoln Public Schools Board […]

AFP-Nebraska Reacts to King v. Burwell Ruling

June 25, 2015

Group says healthcare about people, not politics. LINCOLN – Americans for Prosperity Nebraska, the state’s foremost grassroots advocate for healthcare freedom, released the following reaction to the ruling in King v. Burwell. AFP Nebraska State Director Matt Litt said, “The Court’s decision today gives no answers to those who have fallen victim to ObamaCare’s overregulation. […]

AFP NEBRASKA DISAPPOINTED AFTER VETO OVERRIDE VOTE PASSES TO INCREASE GAS TAXES

May 14, 2015

LINCOLN — Today, the Nebraska legislature voted to override Gov. Ricketts’ veto of a gas tax hike sent to his desk last week. Americans for Prosperity Nebraska was an active partner with local residents and businesses fighting against a $.06 tax hike over the next four years. AFP Nebraska State Director, Matt Litt, released this statement […]

AFP NEBRASKA APPLAUDS DEFEAT OF MEDICAID EXPANSION BILL

April 09, 2015

LINCOLN — Today the Nebraska Legislature debated LB 472, Medicaid expansion through Obamacare. The debate concluded in the bill’s defeat by bracket. Americans for Prosperity – Nebraska director, Matt Litt released the following statement: “The Nebraska Legislature did the right thing by ending debate on Obamacare Medicaid expansion today and moving on to other business. State […]

AFP NEBRASKA DESIGNATES MEDICAID EXPANSION BILL AS KEY VOTE

April 07, 2015

LINCOLN — On Wednesday the Nebraska Legislature is scheduled to begin debate on Obamacare Medicaid expansion, LB 472. For the past two years, Americans for Prosperity-Nebraska has opposed the further entrenchment of Obamacare through Medicaid. As in previous years, AFP-NE is designating the Obamacare Medicaid expansion bill as a key vote. Click here to see the […]

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