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Lame Ducks Amuck

Even though the elections are over, don’t let 2014’s Lame-Duck Session take you by surprise. This is the time of year when elected officials pass harmful, short-sighted legislation because they feel less obligated to act in their constituents’ best interests. Take the time to tell your representatives to vote against Lame-Duck issues now!

Worst of the Worst

The USA was ranked 32nd of 34 countries in competitiveness concerning tax codes. Worse yet, Nebraska is not competitive in the U.S. See Why Here.

Kill the Death Tax

The death tax, also known as the estate tax, is a tax on a person’s assets at death. When one generation wishes to pass family business assets down to the next generation, the death tax can threaten the continued viability of the business’ operations. Join AFP in repealing the death tax.

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Heartbreaking stories: Obamacare continues to hurt Nebraskans

November 21, 2014 J

Earlier this week, Deena Winter at Nebraska Watchdog exposed two more stories of how Obamacare is harming the lives of Nebraskans. The stories are stark, heartbreaking reminders that beyond the talking points and television personalities, Obamacare is causing real pain for real people – pain that most Washington politicians can only feign to empathize. Allan […]


November 13, 2014 J,

LINCOLN — Americans for Prosperity Nebraska, the state’s largest advocate for economic freedom, is announcing a new media effort to urge Rep. Jeff Fortenberry to oppose the Wind Production Tax Credit. The group will be asking citizens to call Fortenberry via digital ads and phone calls into the district. “Americans for Prosperity believes that Americans […]


November 13, 2014 J,

LINCOLN — Americans for Prosperity Nebraska, the state’s largest advocate for economic freedom is launching a new media effort today encouraging Rep. Adrian Smith to end the Wind Protection Tax Credit. The group is urging Nebraskans to call Rep. Smith and tell him to oppose the subsidy. These new ads will be featured on several […]

#Election2014; Get Out the Vote!

November 04, 2014

It is finally here, Election Day 2014! Be sure to fulfill your civic duty today and vote! The polls are open from 8 AM-8 PM CST or 7 AM-7 PM MST. Not sure where your polling place is? Call your election commissioner and find out (click here for a list of election commissioners). You can […]

Nebraska Tax Rankings Leave Room for Improvement

October 31, 2014 J,

Good news for the hard-working taxpayers of Nebraska:  according to the nonpartisan Tax Foundation’s annual rankings for “business tax climate,” the state moved up five spots from 34th in 2014 to 29th in 2015. But while Nebraska is certainly trending in the right direction, there is still much work that can be done to create […]