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BOLD Voter Guide: May 10 Primary Election (RESULTS)

Update May 10 at 11:45 pm: We posted results below! Great Bold candidates ran in the primary and we are proud to have endorsed and recommended lots of winners! 83% of the candidates Bold and the New Energy Voter Pac included in our Voter Guide are moving on to the general election this November! We will […]
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Don’t Like OPPD’s Fixed Fee Hike? Write Your Senator Now.

Mark Hefflinger
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In the wake of the massive public outcry over Omaha Public Power District’s (OPPD) unpopular vote to impose a huge hike in its fixed monthly charge — disproportionately targeting low-income and energy-conserving customers — Sen. Ken Haar has introduced LB 1068 in the Nebraska Legislature. The “Electric Customer Protection Act” would give oversight of such […]
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OPPD Board Members Shout Down Citizens Delivering Petition Opposing Utility’s Unfair Fixed Fee Increase Proposal

Mark Hefflinger
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 15, 2015 CONTACT: Mark Hefflinger, mark@boldnebraska.org Jane Kleeb, jane@boldnebraska.org Graham Jordison, graham.jordison@sierraclub.org 402.840.7033 OPPD Board Members Shout Down Citizens Delivering Petition Opposing Utility’s Unfair Fixed Fee Increase Proposal OPPD Abandons “OPPD Listens” Motto in Disrespectful Display OMAHA – Over 40 citizens and representatives from community groups from across Omaha rallied today prior […]
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OPPD to Hold Open House Sessions

Ben Gotschall
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Beginning Tuesday, March 18, and ending Tuesday, April 1, Omaha Public Power District (OPPD) will hold a series of open houses in various locations throughout the OPPD territory. (Installing solar panels and wind turbine at the barn constructed in the path of Keystone XL. Photos: Mary Anne Andrei) According to a press release from OPPD, […]
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Citizens Push Energy Boards for Clean, Local Power

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Last month, OPPD held open houses to “engage customers on future projects.” But these open houses weren’t really a space for customers to get their opinions heard. Set up in a way that was geared more toward legitimizing the status quo than creating an open forum for ratepayers to tell OPPD what they would like […]
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