Medicaid has been called a “humanitarian catastrophe” and “the greatest scandal in America. Bigger than Madoff, bigger than the Wall Street bailout, bigger even than the plight of the uninsured” because of the poor outcomes seen in the program. Medicaid is squeezing state budgets, driving the national debt, and delivering atrocious health outcomes. As many […]
nebraska Legislative Alerts
TO: Chairman Gloor and members of the Revenue Committee FROM: Matt Litt, Director SUBJECT: Statement of opposition to LB 523 DATE: February 26, 2015 Chairman Gloor and members of the Revenue Committee, on behalf of Americans for Prosperity-Nebraska and our more than 40,000 members across the state please accept my written testimony, for the […]
LINCOLN — A petition fighting a proposed gas tax hike that has been circulated through the internet by Americans for Prosperity Nebraska has now gathered a total of 1,000 signatures. Americans for Prosperity is the state’s foremost group of grassroots activists advocating for economic liberty. With over 1,000 signers, the petition has clearly made a point. […]
Chairman Mike Gloor of the Nebraska Legislature Revenue Committee has recently been using baseball to illustrate how tax relief should be achieved in our state essentially saying we need singles and can’t swing for the fence. Well, the Revenue Committee swung and hit a whopper of a tax increase! Today the committee voted to advance […]
Americans for Prosperity-Nebraska director Matt Litt had an op-ed published in the Omaha World Herald on the proposed gas tax hike in the Nebraska legislature. Read the op-ed at Midlands Voices: Gas tax hike would soak up much-needed savings.
LINCOLN — Today, Americans for Prosperity Nebraska State Director, Matt Litt, testified before the Revenue Committee in opposition of LB 610. The bill would increase the motor fuel excise tax by 6 cents per gallon over the next 5 years. Mr. Litt released the following statement regarding his testimony and AFP’s opposition to LB 610: […]
The Omaha World Herald reported on the LB 472 hearing and featured opposition from Americans for Prosperity-Nebraska director, Matt Litt: Opponents said it would cost too much, put the state at risk if federal funding falls and add thousands more patients to a health care system that is short of providers. Matt Litt, state director […]