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Bold Press Contact: Jane Kleeb, jane@boldnebraska.org
Lincoln Office: 1246 Washington St., Lincoln, NE 68502
Mailing Address: Bold Nebraska, 208 S. Burlington Ave., Ste 103, Box 325, Hastings, NE 68901

Pipeline Pictures

Cowboy and Indian Alliance: click here
Randy Thompson
(landowner at the heart of the “I Stand with Randy” campaign): click here
First Pipeline Rally (can be used for free, with attribution to Mitch Paine):click here
Canadian Tarsands Mining (with attribution’s listed on the pics): http://dirtyoilsands.org/visuals
All of Bold Nebraska’s pictures: https://www.flickr.com/photos/boldnebraska/sets/

Pipeline Videos

Bold Nebraska’s Youtube page: http://www.youtube.com/user/BoldNebraska
Compilation of Landowners speaking about land and TransCanada bullying: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-67r8gVLDa0 
Cindy Myers (with permission of National Wildlife): http://tinyurl.com/CinMyers
Randy Thompson (with permission of National Wildlife): http://tinyurl.com/RandyNE
Lynda Buoy (with permission of Bold Nebraska): http://tinyurl.com/LynBuoy
Susan Luebbe (with permission of Bold Nebraska): http://tinyurl.com/SusLuebbe
More on Randy Thompson
, Randy is the landowner at the center of our “I Stand with Randy” campaign

Pipeline Info

TransCanada jobs claims debunked by Cornell University Global Labor Institute: http://www.ilr.cornell.edu/globallaborinstitute/research/upload/GLI_KeystoneXL_Reportpdf.pdf

Poll results from Sept 2011 showing Nebraskans support a ballot initiative to protect natural resources: http://boldnebraska.org/uploaded/pdf/PipelinePoll_FinalResults_2011.pdf

Dr. Stansbury, from UNL, report on worst case spills: http://www.boldnebraska.org/transcanada_worstcase

Oil Not Destined for United States report: http://priceofoil.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/OCIKeystoneXLExport-Fin.pdf

UNL Dept. Ag Economics paper on the pipeline: http://tinyurl.com/unlpipeline

Bold Nebraska resource page: http://www.boldnebraska.org/pipeline-background-resources

NWF report on pipeline: http://tinyurl.com/nwfreport

Sierra Club profile of individuals affected by pipeline: http://tinyurl.com/sierrareport

Joint report on pipeline safety: http://tinyurl.com/pipelinesafety

TransCanada uses faulty steel report: http://plainsjustice.org/files/SubstandardSteelReport.pdf

Congressional Memo on role of state vs federal regulations and responsibility of oil pipelines, 9/20/2010: download PDF (pg 5 of the memo outlines state’s authority to route the pipeline and how Nebraska’s eminent domain law gives TransCanada authority to take Nebraskans’ land)

Packet of background pipeline information for press roundtable, 3/30/2011: download PDF

Need more help (quotes, b-roll, etc.)? Contact jane@boldnebraska.org or 402-705-3622

Health Reform Resources

On March 23, 2010, President Obama signed into law the Affordable Care Act.  Information on the law and contact information for groups actively working on the issue are below.

Resources, Blogs and Reports

The government’s website on the law is: http://www.healthcare.gov

Recent polling shows most Americans want to keep the law as is or make changes to it rather than repeal the law: http://www.kff.org/kaiserpolls/upload/8166-F.pdf

Blog- Rick Poore, small business owner writes on benefits of law: http://boldnebraska.org/healthlaw_smallbiz

Blog- Nebraska Appleseed writes about the benefits of the law for small business: http://neappleseed.org/blog/3865

Report- Center for Rural Affairs releases report “Affordable Care Act, What’s in it? Health Insurance Exchanges That Work for Rural”: http://files.cfra.org/pdf/Health-Insurance-Exchanges.pdf

Nebraska Contacts

Dr. McKinney, 402-239-8596, Amckinney0576@gmail.com (doctor in rural Nebraska supportive of reform)

Rick Poore, 402-560-2736, rick@shirts101.com (small business owner supportive of reform)

Center for Rural Affairs, Jon Crabtree, 402-687-2100, johnc@cfra.org or Jon Bailey, 402-687-2100, jonb@cfra.org

Nebraska AARP, Devorah Lanner, 402-304-6172, DLanner@aarp.org  

Nebraska American Cancer Society, David Holmquist, Nebraska Director of Government Relations, david.holmquist@cancer.org402.398.0777

Nebraska Appleseed, 402-438-8853

Nebraska Farmers Union, John Hansen, 402-476-8815, john@nebraskafarmersunion.org

Nebraska NAMI, Jonah Deppe, jdeppe@naminebraska.org


BOLD Nebraska
208 S. Burlington Ave., Ste 103, Box 325, Hastings, NE 68901