Tag: Nebraska Farmers Union

Bold Nebraska Delivers Petition Urging Legislature to Stand With Family Farmers, Vote NO on Corporate Pig Bill LB 176

Mark Hefflinger
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 4, 2016 Contact: Jane Kleeb, Bold Nebraska 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org John Hansen, Nebraska Farmers Union 402-476-8815, john@nebraskafarmersunion.org Bold Nebraska, Nebraska Farmers Union Urge Legislature to Stand With Family Farmers, Vote NO on Corporate Pig Bill LB 176 Petition signed by more than 1,100 Nebraskans delivered to Senators on Thursday Lincoln — Today, […]
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PETITION: Stand With Family Farmers, Not Corporate Pigs

The bill (LB 176) that would allow foreign corporations — like the Chinese-owned meatpacking company Smithfield — to own pork in Nebraska has already been approved on a first vote in the Legislature, and the second and final vote could come as early as this week. This corporate-friendly bill would put family farmers out of […]
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May 15: “Politics and Pints” at Omaha’s Farnam House Brewing

RSVP below to join us in Omaha on May 15 at Farnam House Brewing Company (3558 Farnam Street) for “Politics & Pints,” a meetup where locals who care about their community can sample local beers, local food, and meet like-minded folks taking action on issues that impact our community and our planet. While you’re enjoying your first […]
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