Author: Jane Kleeb

BOLD Voter Guide: May 10 Primary Election (RESULTS)

Update May 10 at 11:45 pm: We posted results below! Great Bold candidates ran in the primary and we are proud to have endorsed and recommended lots of winners! 83% of the candidates Bold and the New Energy Voter Pac included in our Voter Guide are moving on to the general election this November! We will […]
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Eminent Domain for Private Gain: Democrats Take a Stand

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Last week, InsideClimate News ran an in-depth piece on eminent domain for private gain. When the article ran, neither Bernie Sanders or Hillary Clinton stated a position on eminent domain for private gain. We decided to ask them about the issue, and we got an answer from both the Sanders and Clinton campaigns…this is a […]
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How to Caucus In Nebraska

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Nebraska is about to get on the national map for the Democratic Caucus, which happens on March 5th all across our state. The Republicans do not hold a caucus in Nebraska, they instead vote in a traditional primary on May 10th, 2016. As we get closer to May, we will do a similar primer for […]
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Recent Studies Show Ethanol Significantly Cleaner Than Oil

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Environmental champion U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer said in a Senate hearing today that “the RFS is a critical piece of our nation’s effort to reduce climate pollution.” The Environmental Protection Agency’s Acting Assistant Administrator of the Office of Air and Radiation Janet McCabe pointed to advanced biofuels as an essential piece of meeting our climate […]
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Eminent Domain for Private Gain:
 The Sleeper Issue in the Presidential Race

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Donald Trump stood on the debate stage, with all his famous gusto, and proclaimed he loves eminent domain. Trump continued to say, “Keystone XL could not be built without it.” Well Mr. Trump, that is the point—our founding fathers never intended private corporations to use eminent domain for their private gain. While hugging eminent domain […]
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2016 Candidate Survey

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*The New Energy Voter Guide is a joint project of Bold Nebraska and the New Energy Voter PAC and is not endorsed by any candidate or candidate’s committee.
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PETITION: Stand With Family Farmers, Not Corporate Pigs

The bill (LB 176) that would allow foreign corporations — like the Chinese-owned meatpacking company Smithfield — to own pork in Nebraska has already been approved on a first vote in the Legislature, and the second and final vote could come as early as this week. This corporate-friendly bill would put family farmers out of […]
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Update: Corporate Pig Bill Advances, Need Calls Before Final Vote

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In a move that made China-owned Smithfield happy, enough Nebraska state senators seemed to enjoy the idea of big business over what is right for Nebraska family farmers. Enough state senators voted to advance an awful bill that hurts family farmers and our water. We hit a setback on Friday when the Legislature advanced the […]
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Money Behind Corporate Pigs

A key vote is happening this week that will tell us where our Nebraska state senators stand—with foreign corporate pig producers or Nebraska family farmers. LB 176, sponsored by Sen. Schilz, would expand corporate pig factories that not only harm our water but also put at risk our strong family farmers. The bill is written […]
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Bold Nebraska Comment on Gov. Ricketts Rejecting Pres. Obama’s Invitation to Meet During Visit to Nebraska

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016 Contact: Jane Kleeb, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org Bold Nebraska Comment on Gov. Ricketts Rejecting Pres. Obama’s Invitation to Meet During Visit to Nebraska Omaha — Bold Nebraska issued the following response to media reports that Governor Pete Ricketts rejected an invitation from President Obama to meet during the President’s historic […]
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