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TAKE ACTION: Bills in the Nebraska Legislature

Bold Nebraska works with partner organizations including Nebraskans for Civic Reform, Nebraska Appleseed, Common Cause Nebraska, Center for Rural Affairs, Nebraska Wildlife Federation, Nebraska Farmers Union, ACLU of Nebraska and Nebraska Sierra Club to bring you informed coverage of bills under consideration and actions to make sure your voice is heard. LINK: LIVE STREAMING VIDEO OF UNICAM IN SESSION (via NET Nebraska)  You […]
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Next Steps to Stop Keystone XL (Again!)

Over 150 landowners and Pipeline Fighters attended a Keystone XL pipeline community meeting in O’Neill on Jan. 30. Jane Kleeb, President of the Bold Alliance opened the meeting, and relayed that nothing about the Keystone XL pipeline “Makes America Great Again” — as the pipeline is made with foreign steel, coming from a foreign country, […]
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Feb. 6: Legislature Hearing on Extreme Weather Preparedness Task Force (LB 646)

On Monday, the Executive Board of the Nebraska Legislature will hold a lunch hour hearing on Sen. Patty Pansing Brooks’ bill (LB 646) that would create an Extreme Weather Preparedness Task Force, to develop an evidence-based, data-driven strategic plan to respond to issues of extreme weather and climate change for the State of Nebraska. The Task […]
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Bold’s Jane Kleeb and Nebraska Farmer Art Tanderup Talk Keystone XL on MSNBC

Mark Hefflinger
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Bold Alliance president Jane Kleeb and Art Tanderup, the Nebraska farmer who hosted the “Harvest the Hope” #NoKXL benefit concert featuring Willie Nelson and Neil Young, appeared on MSNBC’s “AM Joy” on Saturday, Jan. 28 to discuss President Trump’s actions to attempt to fast-track the Dakota Access and Keystone XL pipelines. WATCH: Bold’s Jane Kleeb […]
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Bold Nebraska to Host Nebraska’s First “Diner Project” Breakfast on Sunday at Hub Café in Lincoln

Ben Gotschall
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Jan. 20, 2017 Contact: Ben Gotschall, 402-705-8679, bdgotschall@gmail.com Bold Nebraska to Host Nebraska’s First “Diner Project” Breakfast on Sunday at Hub Café in Lincoln Project aims to bring Americans together for one-on-one conversations over breakfast  Lincoln — This Sunday morning, Bold Nebraska will host Nebraska’s first Diner Project event, a new venture that […]
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Bold Nebraska Files Complaint Over Conflicts of Interest in Fremont

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, Jan. 19 Contact: Amy Schaffer, Bold Nebraska, amy@boldnebraska.org Bold Nebraska Files Conflict of Interest Complaints Against City of Fremont, Dodge County Government Officials Complaints filed Thursday with the Nebraska Accountability Disclosure Commission Lincoln — After working with farmers and citizens in the city of Fremont, Bold Nebraska filed multiple complaints today […]
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Bold Nebraska Joins Letter Urging Nebraska’s Reps Not to Go Backwards on Affordable Care Act Gains

Bold Nebraska joined 30 health care and other local groups in a letter urging Nebraska’s representatives in Congress “not to repeal the Affordable Care Act without first having a replacement plan that builds on its foundation, that allows everyone to keep their health insurance, and that provides for affordable, meaningful coverage and consumer protections.” The […]
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Community and Conservation Groups Blast FERC Findings on Fracked-Gas Atlantic Coast Pipeline

America’s next big pipeline fight is emerging in the mountain towns and farming communities of West Virginia, Virginia and North Carolina. With the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) poised to rubber-stamp Dominion Resources’ proposed $5 billion fracked-gas Atlantic Coast Pipeline, landowners, community leaders and their allies are taking inspiration from the water protectors at Standing Rock […]
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Nebraska Farmer Art Tanderup Shares His Story of Fighting the Keystone XL Pipeline

WATCH: Art Tanderup, a farmer and #NoKXL Pipeline Fighter speaks about the landowners’ legal and political strategy, and the unlikely alliance that formed to fight TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline, which threatened his family’s land that also lies on the historic Ponca Trail of Tears, near Neligh, NE. (Thanks to Marty Steinhausen for video production!)
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