Tag: Unicameral

Tell the Nebraska Legislature: Don’t Frack Our Water

Mark Hefflinger
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TELL THE LEGISLATURE: Please put in place a moratorium on any further importation of fracking waste and any new permits to dispose of such material, starting now. The Natural Resources Committee of the Nebraska Legislature held a hearing March 11 on LB 512. Read the Omaha World Herald’s coverage of the hearing. ACTION: Contact the members of the Natural […]
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Testimony of Ben Gotschall on LB 473: No eminent domain for private gain

Mark Hefflinger
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(Testimony of Bold Nebraska energy director and Davey Road Ranch proprietor Ben Gotschall, to be delivered in support of LB 473 during Wednesday’s 1:30 p.m. hearing before the Nebraska State Legislature’s Judiciary Committee): “What seems like a long time ago, farmers and ranchers in Nebraska started getting letters from a company called TransCanada. The letters […]
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Contact State Senators to Urge Support for LB965, “True Cost of Energy” Bill

Mark Hefflinger
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ACTION: Call and email Nebraska state senators now and urge them to support LB 965, the “True Cost of Energy” bill being debated in the legislature today. Click here to find senators’ contact information. Introduced by Sen. Ken Haar, LB 965 is a revision of the “true cost of energy” bill. It includes many other […]
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Take Action: Bills Under Consideration in the Unicameral

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During the 2014 session of the Nebraska Unicameral, Bold Nebraska is working with partner organizations including Nebraskans for Civic Reform, Nebraska Appleseed, Common Cause Nebraska, Center for Rural Affairs, Nebraska Wildlife Federation and Nebraska Sierra Club to bring you informed coverage of bills under consideration, and actions you can take like testifying at the Capitol, or calling and emailing your state senator. […]
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Upcoming Property Rights Bills in Legislature

Ben Gotschall
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There are two bills relating to property rights that will have a hearing on Tuesday, March 5th at 9:15 AM in room 1113 of the State Capitol. The first is LB 520, introduced by Sen. Mark Christensen.  LB520 would allow surveyors to lawfully access private property without securing permission of the landowner.  In the case of pipelines, […]
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Drop ALEC, Support Real Nebraska Bills

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You might have recently heard about a group called ALEC in the news. Groups in Nebraska have been working on trying to get more transparency around this group. Today, we sent an email to State Senators asking them to end their ALEC memberships. Over the coming weeks we will post blogs and more information about […]
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Bills in Unicameral this Week

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The bills we’re watching this week are all about implementing health care reform and pipeline oversight. To view the full schedule of bills that have hearings this week, check out the official schedule on the Unicameral’s website. If you’re interested in what bills Bold is watching, our “Bill Roundup” covers lots more energy, accountability and […]
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