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Unicameral Goes the Extra Mile to Raise Taxes

May 15, 2015

Yesterday, May 14th, the Nebraska Legislature went the extra mile to raise our taxes and voted to override Governor Ricketts’ veto of LB 610, the gas tax hike. Here’s how the senators voted: Voting in the affirmative, 30: Baker Gloor Hughes Lindstrom Scheer Campbell Haar Johnson Mello Schumacher Coash Hadley Kowolski McCollister Seiler Crawford Hansen […]

AFP-NE Correspondence to Senators in Regards to Gas Tax Hike Veto Override Vote

May 12, 2015

Americans for Prosperity – Nebraska issued the following correspondence to state senators yesterday in regards to the upcoming LB 610, gas tax hike, veto override vote. … Senator I hope this finds you well. I am writing in regards to LB 610, the Nebraska gas tax increase. Americans for Prosperity – Nebraska has been opposed […]

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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 […]

AFP NEBRASKA PETITION FINDS GREAT OPPOSITION TO LEGISLATION PROPOSING GAS TAX HIKE

March 18, 2015

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. […]

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