Tag: Pete Ricketts

PETITION: Tell Disgraced NE State Sen. Bill Kintner—Resign Now

Nebraska Senator Bill Kintner has been found guilty by the Nebraska Accountability and Disclosure Commission of having used his state-supplied computer to exchange videos of himself masturbating with a prostitute. The Republican Senator is now ordered to pay a $1,000 fine. (1) Despite this shocking revelation, Kintner told reporters he refuses to resign his seat […]
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Bold Nebraska Statement on Supreme Court Stay of Clean Power Plan, Gov. Ricketts Order to Halt State Work on Compliance

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 10, 2016 Contact: Jane Kleeb, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org Bold Nebraska Statement on Supreme Court’s Stay of Clean Power Plan, Gov. Ricketts’ Order to Halt Development of State Compliance Plan Lincoln — In response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s stay of the Clean Power Plan to reduce our country’s carbon pollution from coal-fired […]
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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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Gov. Ricketts Ignores Nebraskans, Kicks the Can on Clean Energy With Lawsuit to Stop Nebraska Energy Plan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, October 23, 2015 Contact: Jane Kleeb, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org Mark Hefflinger, mark@boldnebraska.org Ricketts Ignores Nebraskans, Kicks the Can on Clean Energy with Lawsuit to Stop Nebraska Energy Plan Nebraska joins multi-state lawsuit targeting Pres. Obama’s plan to cut carbon pollution from coal-fired power plants Lincoln — Gov. Pete Ricketts and Atty. General […]
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Tell Gov. Ricketts: Don’t Kick the Can, Submit a Nebraska Energy Plan

Join us on Wednesday, Oct. 14 at 5:30 p.m. outside the Governor’s mansion in Lincoln for a game of “Kick the Can!” Gov. Pete Ricketts must submit a Nebraska energy plan so that our state is able to meet our goal of 40% reduced carbon emissions that will bring substantial health benefits and savings, and the opportunity […]
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SIGN: Tell Gov. Ricketts to Support the Clean Power Plan

Tell Gov. Ricketts: Don’t kill the Clean Power Plan. Click here to add your name. Last week, President Obama announced the Clean Power Plan — a flexible, common-sense plan that will cut carbon pollution and help clean up our land, air and water. The Clean Power Plan will generate savings that protect our health and […]
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Gov. Ricketts Lies in Letter to President Obama Asking for Approval of Keystone XL

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While a brave collective of Nebraska farmers and ranchers who have put their lives on hold to fight for their livelihoods and protect our land and water stood up against TransCanada in court in Holt County today, Gov. Pete Ricketts — who has never met with any of these families who stand opposed to a […]
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