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Nebraska politics: News briefs

Zach Wendling, Nebraska News Service - Sep. 19, 2022

David Wright of Ewing will not appear as a nonpartisan candidate for governor in November. Wright conducted a statewide petition drive but failed to meet two signature requirements. Wright ran on a platform of instituting the consumption tax, leading to the reconstruction of the state’s tax structure, lowering property taxes in the process. Secretary of […]

Nebraska politics: News briefs

Zach Wendling, Nebraska News Service -

David Wright of Ewing will not appear as a nonpartisan candidate for governor in November. Wright conducted a statewide petition drive but failed to meet two signature requirements. Wright ran on a platform of instituting the consumption tax, leading to the reconstruction of the state’s tax structure, lowering property taxes in the process. Secretary of […]

Kearney native who worked in White House, Capitol Hill: Democracy must be ‘zealously guarded’

Zach Wendling, Nebraska News Service -

While on a 4-H tour with an intern from Nebraska Rep. Virginia Smith’s office, young Deb Fiddelke of Kearney asked how the intern got there, eventually paving her own path to positions on Capitol Hill and the White House. Maneuvering her way through multiple jobs in different campaigns and offices for representatives and senators, in […]

Kearney native who worked in White House, Capitol Hill: Democracy must be ‘zealously guarded’

Zach Wendling, Nebraska News Service -

While on a 4-H tour with an intern from Nebraska Rep. Virginia Smith’s office, young Deb Fiddelke of Kearney asked how the intern got there, eventually paving her own path to positions on Capitol Hill and the White House. Maneuvering her way through multiple jobs in different campaigns and offices for representatives and senators, in […]

Chuck Hagel details perils to democracy, ability to self-correct

Zach Wendling, Nebraska News Service -

Had the second world war ended differently, democracy would have died, former U.S. Secretary of Defense and U.S. Sen. Chuck Hagel of Nebraska reminded readers recently in an interview with the Nebraska News Service. Hagel said people have since taken it for granted, with multiple new threats placing democracy in peril once again. However, Hagel […]

Chuck Hagel details perils to democracy, ability to self-correct

Zach Wendling, Nebraska News Service -

Had the second world war ended differently, democracy would have died, former U.S. Secretary of Defense and U.S. Sen. Chuck Hagel of Nebraska reminded readers recently in an interview with the Nebraska News Service. Hagel said people have since taken it for granted, with multiple new threats placing democracy in peril once again. However, Hagel […]