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My Conversation with Sen. Pete Pirsch: Amendment No. 2

As we reported in our earlier article about Proposed Amendment No. 2, I sent an email to the measure’s sponsor, Senator Pete Pirsch, pointing out some legal concerns about the language chosen for his amendment. Readers can read in detail about those concerns in that prior article, so I’ll give the bottom-line version here: a… more

VIDEO Exclusive: NE Teachers’ Union Wants “Pet” NE Senators to “Stay”

NE’s most powerful special interest lobby supports “the public option” for health care and other extreme left-wing agenda items, and in addition to their “investments” in many of our elected officials, NSEA has moved to provide $5,000 for radio ads to advocate for the extension of NE State Senators’ term limits. more

GiN 2012 Election Cheat Sheet (Voter Recommendations)

GiN’s recommendations for the 2012 General Election, with a focus on Nebraska issues. This is a four-page PDF guide.  When viewed on a computer, it has activated (clickable) links to additional information on every issue presented and to outside resources recommended to provide information necessary to fill out one’s ballot on Tuesday. Links to sample… more

BREAKING: NE Teachers Union Funded Term Limit Extension Ads

Radio ads advocating for the extension of the current limit on Nebraska State Senators’ terms have been playing on Nebraska airwaves for the past couple of days1 Proposed Amendment No. 3 legislative sponsor State Senator Tom Carlson, is the “star” of the ads. “Nebraskans to Preserve Term Limits” is noted as the sponsor at the… more

NE Amendment No. 2: So Country Folks Can Survive

Nebraska Proposed Amendment No. 2’s purported purpose is to ensure the preservation of Nebraskans’ rights to hunt, fish, and harvest wildlife. Sponsoring State Senator Pete Pirsch, in responding to questions from skeptical colleagues in the Nebraska Unicameral during floor debate and in interviews with local media, has explained that the measure is needed due to potential future threats to these rights from “deep-pocketed, fringe organizations” which have been increasing their efforts to limit such activities in other states. more

NE Ballots: Deciding How to Vote on Those Four Proposed Amendments

If YOU landed here for the first time, looking for a sample ballot or additional information and opinions regarding items that will appear on your ballot, know that you are decidedly not alone. Traffic statistics for our site are proving, once again, voters want to see sample ballots as early as possible, and they want… more

Douglas County, NE Official SAMPLE BALLOT for Nov. 6, 2012

View or download and print the Official Nov. 6, 2012 Sample Ballot for Douglas County, NE. And if you’re looking for additional information to make decisions about voting on the items that appear on this ballot, we encourage you to attend our Pre-Election Presentation, scheduled on two dates for voters’ convenience. Read the article to get more information. more

Official SAMPLE BALLOT: Lancaster County, NE November 6, 2012

View or download and print the Official Nov. 6, 2012 Sample Ballot for Lancaster County, NE. And if you’re looking for additional information to make decisions about voting on the items that appear on this ballot, we encourage you to attend our Pre-Election Presentation, scheduled on two dates for voters’ convenience. Read the article to get more information. more