Tag: Barack Obama

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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PETITION to Pres. Obama: Declare a Standing Rock National Monument to stop Dakota Access

Mark Hefflinger
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The Dakota Access pipeline would carry some of the dirtiest oil on the planet across four states, putting at risk farms, Native sacred places, critical water sources, and our fight against climate change. Law enforcement has already attacked the peaceful resistance at Standing Rock in North Dakota, and arrested journalists and water protectors in the […]
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Army Corps Withholds Final Dakota Access Pipeline Permit, Will Consult Further With Standing Rock Tribe

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced in a statement on Monday, Nov. 14 that additional discussion and analysis with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is warranted, over the possible re-route of the Dakota Access pipeline near Lake Oahe in North Dakota. The Army Corps stated that it will not grant the final easement needed […]
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Pipeline Fighters React to Obama Administration’s Call for Construction Halt on Dakota Access Pipeline at Key Areas Near Sacred Stone Camp That Threaten Water, Sacred Sites

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sept. 9, 2016 Contact: Jane Kleeb, Bold Alliance: 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org Ed Fallon, Bold Iowa: 515-238-6404, ed@boldiowa.org Adam Mason, Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement, 515-314-2655, adam@iowacci.org Pipeline Fighters React to Obama Administration’s Call for Construction Halt on Dakota Access Pipeline at Key Areas Near Sacred Stone Camp That Threaten Water, Sacred Sites Des […]
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Bold Alliance Joins 30 Groups Urging Pres. Obama to Halt Construction, Repeal Army Corps of Engineers Permits for Dakota Access Pipeline

Bold Alliance joined 30 environmental groups in a letter sent Aug. 25, 2016 urging Pres. Obama to halt construction and repeal the Army Corps of Engineers permits for the Dakota Access pipeline project. Letter to Pres. Obama re: Dakota Access Pipeline
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PETITION: Tell Senators Sasse & Fischer: Do Your Job!

Mark Hefflinger
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President Barack Obama has nominated Merrick Garland to the U.S. Supreme Court. Garland has more federal judicial experience than any Supreme Court nominee in history. Despite his qualifications, Republicans continue to show unprecedented disrespect towards the President and our constitution. They don’t want to even give a hearing to the President’s nominee. Senator Deb Fischer […]
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Bold Nebraska Joins U.S., Canadian Groups in Call for Climate Test for New Energy Projects

Mark Hefflinger
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Ahead of Trudeau White House Visit, Environmental Groups Unveil New Proposed “Climate Test” Bold Nebraska Joins U.S. and Canadian Groups Urging Leaders to Adopt a Consistent Climate Policy for New Energy Projects and Policies in Both Countries WASHINGTON, D.C. – Leading U.S. and Canadian environmental groups, including Bold Nebraska, unveiled a new proposed “climate test,” […]
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March 10: Politics & Pints—BOLD State Dinner at Cottonwood Cafe in Lincoln

Join Bold Nebraska on the evening of Thursday, March 10 for “Politics & Pints: The BOLD State Dinner.” On the same night that Pres. Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be sitting down to their first official State Dinner at the White House since Trudeau’s victory in the Canadian election, we’ll meet up […]
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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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Bold Nebraska Responds to Gov. Ricketts’ Platte Institute Study Calling for State to Rely on Dirty Coal for Energy

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 30, 2015 Contact: Jane Kleeb, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org Bold Nebraska Responds to Gov. Ricketts’ Platte Institute Study Calling for State to Rely on Dirty Coal for Energy Lincoln — The Platte Institute — the pro-business group founded by Governor Pete Ricketts — recently issued a study that recommends Nebraska continue to rely […]
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