Tag: Eminent Domain

Eminent Domain Advocates to Protest at Trump Rally in Atlanta

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 15, 2016 Contact: Jane Kleeb, Bold Alliance 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org Eminent Domain Advocates to Protest at Trump Rally Atlanta, GA – Republican Presidential hopeful Donald Trump is making a stop in Atlanta, Georgia today following this morning’s private fundraiser hosted by the state’s Governor Nathan Deal and Senator David Perdue. Coincidentally, an unlikely alliance […]
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Wisconsin Politicians Should Listen to Landowners

Jane Kleeb
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Pipeline company Enbridge has been working to make Wisconsin a super-highway for tarsands. While making plans to expand their octopus of pipelines that crosses farmland and lakes, Enbridge was also secretly working with the Wisconsin state legislature to expand eminent domain authority. Landowners are organizing against Enbridge. Many of the landowners already have FOUR pipelines […]
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Eminent Domain for Private Gain: Democrats Take a Stand

Jane Kleeb
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Last week, InsideClimate News ran an in-depth piece on eminent domain for private gain. When the article ran, neither Bernie Sanders or Hillary Clinton stated a position on eminent domain for private gain. We decided to ask them about the issue, and we got an answer from both the Sanders and Clinton campaigns…this is a […]
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Eminent Domain for Private Gain:
 The Sleeper Issue in the Presidential Race

Jane Kleeb
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Donald Trump stood on the debate stage, with all his famous gusto, and proclaimed he loves eminent domain. Trump continued to say, “Keystone XL could not be built without it.” Well Mr. Trump, that is the point—our founding fathers never intended private corporations to use eminent domain for their private gain. While hugging eminent domain […]
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RECAP: 2016 Nebraska Legislative Session

Support our work? Become a Bold Member. The 2016 session of the Nebraska Unicameral adjourned Sine Die on April 20. Bold Nebraska worked 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 […]
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Landowners File Opening Brief in Lawsuit Against TransCanada’s Eminent Domain for Keystone XL

Mark Hefflinger
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>>Chip in $20 to Support Landowners’ Legal Fight<< Landowners Opening Brief Filed in Nebraska Keystone XL Battle Omaha, NE — Lawyers for Nebraska landowners submitted written arguments in Court on Monday, August 31st. They contend a 2012 Nebraska law unconstitutionally authorizes TransCanada, a foreign pipeline company, to use eminent domain and to take their land. […]
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Canadians, Stay Strong Against TransCanada’s Energy East Pipeline

The following is an excerpt from a longer piece previously published by the Canadian National Farmers Union on their website.  A link to the full post can be found here: http://www.nfu.ca/energy-east   Working with the Council of Canadians, I spent a week visiting communities in Manitoba and Saskatchewan along the Energy East pipeline path in the spring […]
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July 27: Stand With Landowners at Eminent Domain Court Hearings

Mark Hefflinger
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Join us on Monday, July 27 to stand alongside landowners in Holt and York counties who will be in court battling against eminent domain and TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline. This is the case that has stopped Keystone XL in its tracks in Nebraska, and will have wide-ranging ramifications not just for KXL but all oil […]
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Donate: Nebraska Landowners Fighting Keystone XL, Eminent Domain in Court

Mark Hefflinger
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In the past week, foreign oil corp. TransCanada has filed eminent domain claims against Nebraska farmers and ranchers who are refusing to give up their land for the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. A strong group of these landowners are banding together to file their own lawsuits challenging eminent domain, and have pledged to fight TransCanada all […]
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