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Events this Week: 9/23-9/29

September 24, 2013

This week we’ve got a whopper for ya… The one and only, Michelle Malkin, will be joining us in Omaha for The Fight Against Fed Ed, to talk about Common Core and the federal government’s role in education. CLICK HERE to go to the event page and see the details. We hope to see you [...]

Nebraskans Get Notice of Changes in Insurance

September 17, 2013

Recently 45,000 Nebraskans received letters from Blue Cross/ Blue Shield and found out that “[B]ecause of the Affordable Care Act, their deductibles and copayments are going up if they pay the same monthly premiums. Or they can pay higher premiums if they want to keep similar deductibles and copayments” (OWH). It sure doesn’t seem like [...]

Norfolk Chamber President to Speak in DC

September 16, 2013

Today we found out that the president of the Norfolk Area Chamber of Commerce will be headed to our nation’s capital to tell lawmakers of the positive impact the Keystone pipeline has had on the community. Dennis Houston, president of NACC, was asked by Rep. Terry to testify before the House Energy and Commerce Committee [...]

S&P Downgrade Signals Need for Omaha Pension Reform

September 13, 2013

Yesterday, Standard & Poor’s Rating Service downgraded the City of Omaha’s bond rating a notch from AAA to AA+, signaling serious fiscal troubles for Nebraska’s largest city. This downgrade came in spite of Mayor Jean Stothert’s desperate trip to Chicago to convince the bond agency otherwise. Despite her pleas, Standard & Poors cited “the city’s [...]

Event: Michelle Malkin in Omaha on 9/26

September 04, 2013

Summer vacation has passed and school is in session, which means there is no time like the present to talk about education. Specifically, let’s talk about Common Core.  More specifically, let’s have someone else talk about it… like Michelle Malkin! AFP Nebraska presents The Fight Against Fed Ed: The truth about Common Core & how [...]