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AFP: Obama Connected to IRS Harassment

May 13, 2013

    AFP: Obama Connected to IRS Harassment . The White House has tried to distance itself from the growing IRS scandal, but there is a clear pattern emerging that connects undue scrutiny from the IRS with President Obama’s own rhetoric.  It’s now clear that at the same time President Obama was attacking AFP by name, [...]

Nebraska Budget Debate Heats Up

May 09, 2013

Nebraska legislators have ended the second full day of debate on the proposed $7.8 billion state budget. You can view the mainline state budget, LB 195, by clicking here. The majority of the debate has centered on the governor’s purchase of an airplane, school aid funding, government employee retirement benefits and a climate change study. Late [...]

Proposed State Budget Represents 5.2% Annual Spending Increase

May 06, 2013

This week the Nebraska Legislature will begin debating a proposed $7.8 billion biennial budget. That amount of spending represents $4,300 per Nebraskan or $17,200 for a family of four. What could your family do with $17,200? With that money our state government will spend:                       [...]

The Perils of Common Core

May 02, 2013

Public education across the country is about to radically change, and most Americans aren’t even aware. That’s because the Obama Administration and special interests have been pushing a scheme called Common Core to nationalize educational standards under the public radar for years. One recent poll by the nonprofit organization, Achieve, found that 79% of voters said [...]

Nebraska Legislature Daily Bill Tracker

April 30, 2013

Below is the status bills that impact economic freedom through 6-4-13 which AFP-Nebraska has chosen to either SUPPORT, OPPOSE or MONITOR. SUPPORT Bill Senator memo Committee Hearing Date Status LB 5 Krist Exempt SS and military Retirement Benefits Revenue Jan. 31st LB 14 Krist Income Tax Credits for Education Opportunity Revenue March 5th LB 17 Nordquist [...]

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