Tag: Patty Pansing-Brooks

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: Stand With Family Farmers, Not Corporate Pigs

The bill (LB 176) that would allow foreign corporations — like the Chinese-owned meatpacking company Smithfield — to own pork in Nebraska has already been approved on a first vote in the Legislature, and the second and final vote could come as early as this week. This corporate-friendly bill would put family farmers out of […]
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