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KXL Decision to be Delayed Again

April 18, 2014 J

According to the Lincoln Journal Star, the final decision on KXL will be pushed back once again. US State Department officials briefed congress on the delay and “cite an ongoing Nebraska court case challenging the constitutionality of the state’s pipeline siting law” (LJS). The court case in reference is from February in which Lancaster County [...]

Final Legislative Update Events Starting Soon

March 26, 2014 J

Join us on our Legislative Update Tour as we wrap up the second session of the 103rd Nebraska Legislature. Some of the dates have changed; please reference below and visit our events page to RSVP. April 2, 6-8 PM, Kearney April 7, 6-8 PM, Scottsbluff April 14, 12-2 PM, McCook April 14, 6-8 PM, North [...]

AFP Applauds Senators Voting Against Cloture on Medicaid Expansion

March 19, 2014

Halting expasnion a “victory” for state, relief from law that “simply doesn’t work, says director Litt. LINCOLN — The Nebraska chapter of Americans for Prosperity, the state’s foremost advocate for health care choice, applauded state senators today for refusing to advance Medicaid expansion legislation (LB 887) in the state. “Today’s failed cloture vote was a [...]

AFP-Nebraska Launches Multimedia Effort to Fight ObamaCare Medicaid Expansion

March 07, 2014

LINCOLN – Today Americans for Prosperity-Nebraska (AFP-NE) announced the launch of a major new multimedia effort aimed at educating Nebraskans about the problems with the ObamaCare Medicaid expansion and encouraging grassroots action to oppose LB 887. The ad will run in markets across the state. Listen here. Additionally, the organization launched www.StopObamaCaid.com, where Nebraskans can learn [...]

NE Senators Send KXL Letter of Support to Sec. Kerry

March 06, 2014 J

29 of the 49 Nebraska senators signed a letter in support of the Keystone XL pipeline. According to the OWH, “Smith’s letter cited the economic, job and tax benefits the pipeline would bring the state. He also mentioned special regulations the pipeline builder has agreed to follow to make it ‘the safest pipeline ever constructed.’” [...]