Legislative Alerts

How Senators Voted in 2nd Round of Gas Tax Hike Debate

April 14, 2015J,

Yesterday, April 13th, the Nebraska Legislature voted on LB 610, the gas tax hike, during the second round of debate. Here’s how the senators voted: Voting in the affirmative, 27: Baker Gloor Johnson Morfeld Stinner Campbell Haar, K. Kolowski Pansing Brooks Williams Coash Hadley Kolterman Scheer Crawford Harr, B. Kuehn Schumacher Ebke Howard Lindstrom Seiler […]

Key Vote: LB 472

Americans for Prosperity-Nebraska director, Matt Litt, sent the following correspondence to state senators today in regards to the upcoming debate on LB 472, Obamacare Medicaid expansion. … Senator I hope this finds you well. As you know from previous communications or through various forms of media our organization is opposed to LB 472, Obamacare Medicaid […]

How Senators Vote in the 1st Round of the Gas Tax Hike Debate

April 02, 2015J,

Yesterday the Nebraska Legislature voted on LB 610, the gas tax hike, during the first round of debate. Here’s how the senators voted: Voting in the affirmative, 26: Baker Groene Kolowski Nordquist Stinner Campbell Haar, K. Kolterman Pansing Brooks Williams Coash Hadley Kuehn Scheer Crawford Harr, B. Lindstrom Schumacher Friesen Hughes McCollister Seiler Gloor Johnson […]

No, “Conservative” Medicaid Expansions Don’t Work Either

Medicaid has been called a “humanitarian catastrophe” and “the greatest scandal in America. Bigger than Madoff, bigger than the Wall Street bailout, bigger even than the plight of the uninsured” because of the poor outcomes seen in the program. Medicaid is squeezing state budgets, driving the national debt, and delivering atrocious health outcomes. As many […]

AFP-NE Opposes LB 523, Increase Income Tax Rates

February 26, 2015J,

TO: Chairman Gloor and members of the Revenue Committee FROM: Matt Litt, Director SUBJECT: Statement of opposition to LB 523 DATE: February 26, 2015   Chairman Gloor and members of the Revenue Committee, on behalf of Americans for Prosperity-Nebraska and our more than 40,000 members across the state please accept my written testimony, for the […]