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Voter Guide: Primary Election May 13

FIND YOUR POLLING PLACE Primary Election Day: Tuesday, May 13 Polls Open: 8AM-8PM CT Click here for results of primary election (and comments on Heineman and Tea Party) WHY NEW ENERGY? The election season is here and we think it’s time for New Energy. Bold Nebraska partnered with landowners, citizens and leaders in our state […]
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Press Release: U.S. State Dept. Delays Keystone XL Decision

Jane Kleeb
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  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 18, 2014  Contact: Jane Kleeb, Bold Nebraska 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org State Department Announces Delay in Keystone XL Process After Nebraska Court Invalidates TransCanada Route Final Nebraska Supreme Court decision not expected until at least January 2015  Lincoln, Nebraska — The U.S. State Department announced today that it will extend the government comment period on the […]
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Submit Comments to 8 Federal Agencies Weighing In On Keystone XL Decision

Mark Hefflinger
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On April 18, the State Department announced an extension to the comments period for federal agencies weighing in on the “National Interest Determination” for the Keystone XL pipeline permit decision. The State Dept. said it was also still processing the more than 2 million public comments submitted opposing the pipeline. (photo by Mary Anne Andrei)  […]
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TransCanada Has No Legal Route

Jane Kleeb
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TransCanada, after suffering a blow from Nebraska landowners and the Domina Law Group, is trying their best to pretend the basic fact of not having a legal route in Nebraska is no big deal. In fact, it’s a huge deal. Attorney General Jon Bruning and Governor Heineman, siding with a foreign oil corporation, are appealing […]
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Reject and Protect: Cowboy and Indian Alliance to Set Up Camp in D.C. April 22-27

On April 22nd, a group of ranchers, farmers and tribal communities from along the Keystone XL tarsands pipeline route, called the Cowboy and Indian Alliance, will ride into Washington DC and set up camp near the White House to tell President Obama to reject the pipeline. On April 26th, thousands of people will join them […]
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MSNBC Host Ed Schultz Has Change of Heart, Comes Out Against Keystone XL

Mark Hefflinger
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Great news! After coming to Nebraska to meet with farmers and ranchers facing eminent domain seizure of their land for TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline, and listening to the voices of Native Americans, environmental experts and Pipeline Fighters across the country, MSNBC host Ed Schultz (“The Ed Show”) announced on his show on Wednesday, March 5 […]
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Judge Sides With Landowners, Rules LB 1161 Unconstitutional

Mark Hefflinger
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Lancaster County District Court Judge Stephanie Stacy today sided with three Nebraska landowners and ruled that LB 1161 — the law passed by the Nebraska legislature in 2012 that granted the power of eminent domain to Gov. Dave Heineman, and in turn TransCanada for its Keystone XL pipeline — is declared unconstitutional and void. The ruling includes a […]
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