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ICYMI: Expert: Nebraskans’ premiums may bounce 30% under Obamacare

July 23, 2014

The Affordable Care Act is once again showing itself to be simply unaffordable. An official with the Nebraska Health Care Alliance estimates when the federal health care law goes into effect in several months requiring all policies to be compliant, the expense will be staggering. Paul Utemark, CEO of the Fillmore County Hospital, says premiums in Nebraska [...]

AFP-NE STATE DIRECTOR REACTS TO TODAY'S OBAMACARE RULING

July 22, 2014

AFP-NE released the following statement after today’s Obamacare decision. LINCOLN — AFP-Nebraska State Director, Matt Litt, issued the following statement concerning the decision of the US Appeals Court in Washington in the case of Halbig v. Sebelius. The court found that the Obama Administration is breaking the law by spending federal tax dollars without congressional authorization [...]

Get on the Bus Central & Western NE!

July 16, 2014

Calling York, Grand Island, Hastings, Kearney, and everyone in the area! The Americans for Prosperity Defending the American Dream Summit is coming up quickly and we want you to be there! We’ve added another stop on our way down to Dallas: 8:30 AM: York- Walmart Supercenter (101 David Dr, York, NE 68467) The Summit is August 29th & 30th at the Omni [...]

Quarter-Cent Sales Tax? How about No.

July 14, 2014

Yesterday the Lincoln Journal Star published an Op-Ed by Nebraska State Director, Matt Litt, on the Lincoln sales tax increase being floated by Mayor Beutler. Click here to read Quarter-cent sales tax? How about no.     Like this post? Chip in $5 to AFP.

AFP-NE on White House Medicaid Report, Jobs Claims

July 07, 2014

LINCOLN — The Nebraska chapter of Americans for Prosperity released the following reaction to a new Medicaid report released by the White House Council of Economic Advisers. “Today the White House has released a report in an attempt to get states that have rightly refused to expand ObamaCare through Medicaid to come on board. The senators [...]

Turnaround, I do not Think it Means...

July 01, 2014

Turnaround, we do not think that word means what the Obama Administration thinks it means. A new HHS Inspector General report that found the administration is still failing to fix millions of data problems that are jeopardizing coverage for Americans. This is not a turnaround, as President Obama said was happening with ObamaCare. See what AFP [...]

Defending the American Dream Summit; Nebraska Bus Package

June 30, 2014

The Americans for Prosperity Defending the American Dream Summit is coming up quickly and we want you to be there! The Summit is August 29th & 30th at the Omni Hotel in Dallas, TX. Our Events team has put two great bus packages for Nebraska members: Option 1 – $183 Conference pass; bus transportation with pick-up and drop-off in Omaha and Lincoln*; lunch [...]

Ways the EPA Rules Will Hurt Nebraskans: Number 5

June 30, 2014

Number 5: By the EPA’s own accounting, the rules will have little impact on global temperature What if we told you that the government is going to get rid of your job, increase the cost of your electric bill, make our country less competitive as a whole, and ignore the fact that in your daily [...]

Ways the EPA Rules Will Hurt Nebraskans: Number 4

June 29, 2014

Number 4: market forces are already resulting in greater energy efficiency Did you know carbon dioxide emissions have dropped by more than 12% since 2007 – declining to their lowest levels in twenty years, with carbon intensity reaching its lowest levels ever in 2012? It’s true. How has this happened? This is thanks in large [...]

Ways the EPA Rules Will Hurt Nebraskans: Number 3

June 28, 2014

Number 3: rules will make America less competitive in the global marketplace Let’s take a step back from our focus on Nebraska; we need to look at the global picture. Of the more than 30 billion metric tons of global CO2 emissions in 2011, the U.S. share was just over 5 billion – little more [...]