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Reaction to Payroll/Keystone XL Deal

Jane Kleeb
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Bold’s Executive Director, Jane Kleeb, had the following reaction to news that House Republicans finally came to an agreement on the payroll tax cut, extension of jobless benefits, and Keystone XL pipeline: “Now that middle class families won’t be hit with an extra tax burden, we look forward to President Obama denying the Keystone XL […]
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Action: Urge President Obama, Deny Pipeline for Our Families

Jane Kleeb
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Take action over the next four days–email, call and tweet President Obama asking him to be our families’ champion and deny the pipeline permit. The Senate passed the middle-class tax bill and the House will likely vote on the bill Monday which means the President will sign the bill by Tuesday. Big Oil Senators and […]
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Press Statement: Nebraskans Urge President and Congress Work a Day in Our Boots, Deny the Pipeline

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As Nebraskans watch politicians in DC stand with Big Oil instead of landowners, we have one request: before you decide on whether to grant or deny the Keystone XL permit, work a day in our boots. “We have been on the frontlines of this fight from day one,” said Randy Thompson, Nebraska landowner. “We’re wondering […]
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Nebraskans React to Obama’s Keystone XL Delay

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The Administration and the State Department announced this afternoon that the decision on whether or not to permit TransCanada’s risky Keystone XL pipeline is delayed until a new Environmental Impact Statement is done on alternative routes. The delay is expected to last until early 2013. The Sandhills and Ogallala Aquifer are too important to our […]
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Obama Picks Up Heineman’s Pipeline Slack

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After a weak 16 minute beginning of the Pipeline Special Session and no sign of Governor Heineman, we were not happy with the leadership from the top elected official in our state. We were beyond surprised and delighted to see President Obama fill that void with bold leadership. Please thank President Obama and urge him […]
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NY Times Editorial, Letters to Obama and Clinton and More on Pipeline

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The NY Times joined the movement of citizens, experts and opinion leaders saying “no” to the TransCanada risky pipeline.  Other key developments happening include: –Letter to President Obama and Sec. Clinton from landowners, in all the states the pipeline could potentially cross, urging him and Sec. Clinton to deny TransCanada’s permit request to cross the US/Canadian […]
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