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Bill Roundup 2012

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Just like we did in 2011, we’ve put together a roundup of the bills we’re following closely in the 2012 legislative session. Some laws were held over from the 2011 session, and others are brand new. Our guide has also gone through some changes. Below we explain how to use our new guide and list […]
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Randy Thompson & General Anderson Testimony

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Randy Thompson, a Nebraska landowner, and retired Brigadier General Steven Anderson will testify before the House Energy & Power Subcommittee about the Keystone XL pipeline, Friday at 9am CT. We’ll be livetweeting the hearing @BoldNebraska. You can watch the livestream online and members of the press should be able to patch audio and any clips through that stream. […]
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Thanks to the Bid Green Donors

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Bold Nebraska would like to thank all the artists and sponsors our first fundraising event, Bid Green to Keep the Aquifer Clean. Check out our sponsors’ websites and information below. ART ITEMSAndy ColleyNolan TredwayBrian TaitRebecca Hepburn Josh PowellSarah BaumanBart VargasKathryn GabigJamie BurmeisterJuanita Rice Bill SitzmannDeanna LarsonEddith BuisRansomJustin KemerlingPatty CurlSharon Lacy CechNina Colgan Deborah MurphyKi SlaymakerJoel SartoreJane EckertMichael ForsbergAndrei […]
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Keystone XL Jobs Bewilder Media

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Editor’s note: This story written by Curtis Brainard originally appeared on the Columbia Journalism Review‘s site on January 24th, 2012. God help the poor news consumers of America, especially the would-be voters. President Obama’s decision to reject the Keystone XL pipeline last week incited a new wave of coverage and speculation about how many jobs the line would create. Unfortunately, many outlets are […]
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Sign the “Thank You for Stopping the Pipeline” card to President Obama

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Last Wednesday, President Obama made the monumental announcement that he is denying TransCanada’s permit request to build the Keystone XL export pipeline. We first want to say thank you to all the farmers, ranchers, urbanites, treehuggers, grandmas, students, artists, business owners and everyone in between who made this happen. All of your work writing letters, […]
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The Dirty Money Influence Behind Keystone XL

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Editor’s note: this piece originally appeared in the National Wildlife Federation’s blog and was written by Peter LaFontaine, the NWF Energy Polic Advocate. The Keystone XL pipeline has achieved the improbable: making Congress look even more dysfunctional than usual. Big Oil’s friends on Capitol Hill, eager to start the flow of dirty tar sands oil […]
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Our Constitutional Right to Vote At Risk

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If years of watching election returns with my Reagan-Republican dad taught me nothing else, it’s that voting is the most sacred part of our democracy. I remember haranguing my parents every presidential election, even at the tender age of seven, asking if they’d gone to the polls. I couldn’t vote, so bygod, I made sure […]
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