Lots of Legislation in the Unicameral: Are You Watching?

Examining the blizzard of bills introduced in the Unicameral is likely to make one’s eyes cross. We are working through them, however. We’ve been hearing from a number of Nebraskans who are passionate about one issue or another and from those who are passing along information to help us out. We appreciate the interest, the […]

NE Senator Wants Popular Vote for Presidency

One of our members sent us a copy of the letter he wrote to Nebraska District 21 Senator Ken Harr, who introduced the very ill-advised LB583 “Adopt the Interstate Compact on the Agreement Among the States to Elect the President by Popular National Vote” (If you prefer to read the bill online without downloading the […]

Michigan News and Around the Nation

Michigan News Governor Rick Snyder Delivers First State of the State Speech Highlights of Governor Rick Snyder’s State of the State speech http://www.connectmidmichigan.com/news/story.aspx?id=569803 A mixed bag but not entirely unexpected from a moderate. The Dashboard idea is a good one as a step towards transparency however Detroit International River Crossing is one where serious questions …

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Tulsa Area Republicans Restoring the Republic This Friday, January 21, 2011, I will be holding two town hall meetings to update constituents about what is going on in Washington and to hear their concerns. The meeting is open to all constituents of th…

The Oklahoma Legislative Session begins on Monday, February 7, 2011, runs for 16 weeks, and ends on May 27, 2011. Building on last year’s citizen training, OK-SAFE will be conducting 2 training sessions entitled Citizen Involvement in the Legislative Process. (NOTE: The OKC session was conducted 1/15/2011.) These meetings are subject-specific, and graduated by level of […]

Many Questions About Chris Beutler Decision to Join ICLEI No.1: Is it Legal?

Thanks to Don for the excellent presentation last Monday evening about Sustainable Development. We have only begun distributing the information we’ve discovered in our research on this subject. To see our previous articles, click here. We are currently developing an information page on this topic that will include resources and references. Again, much thanks goes […]

The best lawyers are not the ones who continue to win cases for their clients. No, the best lawyers are the ones who are able to stop a case from ever going to court. That is what makes Republican lawyer Stephen Jones one of the best in Oklahoma.Back…