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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, […]

Kennedy is right, Nebraskans need a break from big government

August 22, 2014 J,

Yesterday, Nebraska Chamber of Commerce & Industry president, Barry Keenedy, has a piece featured in the Omaha World Herald. Kennedy does a good job summarizing what job creators and those who make products and/or offer services we want are up against. He’s right, Nebraskans need a break. A break for Nebraska businesses would mean a […]

Public Charter Schools and the Upcoming Leg. Session

August 22, 2014 J

Today Brandon McDermott, KVNO News, published Push for charter schools in Nebraska faces up hill battle and gave a look towards the 2015 Legislative Session. Here are our takeaways: Macke Raymond, director of CREDO, pointed out a often ignored or unknown fact about public charter schools- that they are public. Raymond also highlights that the flexibility […]

Omaha Property Tax Cut under Fire by Councilman

August 18, 2014 J,

Omaha mayor, Jean Stothert, is trying to get some money back to the residents of the city and Councilman Ben Gray is looking to stop it. You can read the story from Nebraska Watchdog here. The city shouldn’t be taking more than it needs from citizens to fund the essential services of the government. The government […]