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Report Finds ObamaCare will Cause 19% Premium Increases

September 05, 2014 J

AFP-Nebraska Reacts to New Findings LINCOLN – Nebraska’s largest insurer has found that health insurance rates will be higher next year thanks to the Affordable Care Act. The study by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska found that most people buying policies individually will see major rate increases. The group also found that several factors [...]

What You Need to Know for Today’s KXL Hearing

September 05, 2014 J

Today the Nebraska Supreme Court will hear oral arguments for Thompson v. Heineman, i.e. the KXL case. NET News wrote a very informative piece on Wednesday about five things to know going into the hearing. Be sure to tune in to the hearing! Like this post? Chip in $5 to AFP.

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 [...]