Tag: Unicameral

Sen. Jim Smith, State Chair of ALEC, Pens Letter to PSC Supporting TransCanada’s Foreign Steel-Made, Foreign Oil-Carrying Keystone XL Export Pipeline

> ACTION: Send a handwritten #NoKXL letter to the Nebraska Public Service Commission < FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 8, 2017 Contact: Jane Kleeb, Bold Alliance, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org Sen. Jim Smith, State Chair of ALEC, Pens Letter to PSC Supporting TransCanada’s Foreign Steel-Made, Foreign Oil-Carrying Keystone XL Export Pipeline Nebraska state senators sign letter to Public Service […]
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TAKE ACTION: Bills in the Nebraska Legislature

Bold Nebraska works 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 make sure your voice is heard. LINK: LIVE STREAMING VIDEO OF UNICAM IN SESSION (via NET Nebraska)  You […]
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Feb. 6: Legislature Hearing on Extreme Weather Preparedness Task Force (LB 646)

On Monday, the Executive Board of the Nebraska Legislature will hold a lunch hour hearing on Sen. Patty Pansing Brooks’ bill (LB 646) that would create an Extreme Weather Preparedness Task Force, to develop an evidence-based, data-driven strategic plan to respond to issues of extreme weather and climate change for the State of Nebraska. The Task […]
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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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Guest Post: “Retaining the Good Life” by Adam Morfeld

This guest post was authored by Nebraska State Sen. Adam Morfeld. (When folks head to the polls in November, in order to ensure the outdated death penalty is not part of our justice system, you need to “Vote RETAIN” to keep the law that bans the unjust death penalty that was passed by our bi-partisan […]
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Bold Nebraska Applauds Court’s Reversal of Permit to Import Out-of-State Fracking Wastewater Into Nebraska

Mark Hefflinger
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 30, 2016 Contact: Jane Kleeb, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org Bold Nebraska Applauds Court’s Reversal of Permit to Import Out-of-State Fracking Wastewater Into Nebraska District Judge Derek Weimer sides with Sioux County landowners, says Nebraska Oil & Gas Commission overstepped its authority Lincoln, NE — Bold Nebraska applauds District Judge Derek Weimer’s ruling that […]
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83% of Bold Nebraska-Endorsed Candidates Advance in May 10 Nebraska Primary Election

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 11, 2016 Contact: Jane Kleeb, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org 83% of Bold Nebraska-Endorsed Candidates Advance in May 10 Nebraska Primary Election Lincoln — Eighty-three percent of the candidates who received an endorsement and support from Bold Nebraska and the New Energy Voter PAC advanced in their Primary Election races on Tuesday to the […]
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Up Shit Creek: What’s at Stake if LB176 Passes

If LB176 passes, allowing for the vertical integration of the hog industry in Nebraska, the degradation of our state’s valuable and already threatened water resources will soon follow. When State Senators, like Patty Pansing Brooks, argue that there will be time to institute state environmental laws to protect our water resources from dumping by new […]
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ACTION: Protect our Water Against Fracking Waste—Support LB 1082

Thanks to all of the citizens who stood up and took action last year when an out-of-state company applied to build a fracking wastewater injection well in western Nebraska, legislation was introduced in the Legislature this session that would add some long-overdue upgrades to protections for our land and water, and reassess the role of the Nebraska […]
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