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Watch the KXL Oral Arguements at the NE Supreme Court

September 04, 2014 J

The Nebraska Supreme Court will hear oral arguments tomorrow in the Thompson v. Heineman appeal. Here’s information on the broadcast so you can tune in. The six year process hits another milestone in the timeline tomorrow. The Lincoln Journal Star has provided a look back at the process. Like this post? Chip in $5 to […]

Omaha Mayor Stothert Focuses on Public Safety with Budget Vetoes

September 04, 2014 J,

Mayor Stothert of Omaha announced her budget vetoes today. Stothert prioritized public dollars and focused on bringing the police force to full strength. Not only did Stothert focus on public safety, but also ushered in a property tax cut in the process; a good example of focusing on core functions of government and returning tax […]

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 […]