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NE Shouldn’t Go the Route of PA

September 03, 2014 J,

It’s happened again. Taxpayers in yet another state have been burdened with the expansion of ObamaCare through Medicaid expansion. This time Pennsylvanians have been saddled with the burden with a plan like that of Arkansas and Iowa. Josh Archambault and Nic Horton, Foundation for Government Accountability, wrote about the problems with yet another ObamaCaid plan in [...]

NE Supreme Court to Hear KXL Case on Friday

September 02, 2014 J

The Nebraska Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on the KXL this Friday. Joe Duggan, Omaha World Herald, provided an overview in today’s edition. Even though the hearing is Friday, it is not likely a decision will be released until next year. The wait continues, but this is an important step in the process. Gov. [...]

Douglas County Debt Mountain

September 02, 2014 J,

Cody Winchester of the Omaha World Herald wrote a revealing piece on Sunday about Douglas Counties debt situation. Long story short, the various political subdivisions, i.e. the government entities that can tax you, have amassed $2.35 billion in FY 2014. $2.35 BILLION! In just one county! According to Winchester, the “[T]axing entitites in Douglas County [...]

AFP-Nebraska Applauds Omaha City Council and Mayor Stothert for Cutting Property Taxes

August 26, 2014

Today the Omaha City Council passed a property tax cut proposed by Mayor Jean Stothert  LINCOLN – Today Matt Litt, state director of the Nebraska chapter of Americans for Prosperity, issued a statement applauding the Omaha City Council for adopting a property tax cut proposed by Mayor Jean Stothert. “We applaud the Omaha City Council for [...]

Upcoming Events: Aug. 24-30

August 23, 2014

Not as many local event this week because we are headed down to Dallas for the Defending the American Dream Summit on August 29 & 30! Local event* this week: Tuesday, 26: Lincoln Door Walk *Events are subject to change. Check back regularly to make sure the event is still scheduled. If you have questions, [...]