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Mike Jacobson: Aggressive work needed to bring fair share to Dist. 42(7 views)

The North Platte Bulletin - July 01, 2022
Editor’s Note: The Nebraska legislature ordered $100 million from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) to be proportionately divided proportionately among the state’s three congressional districts and appropriated another $15 million in state general funds to go with it.
 

Chris Bruns: Combat-like zeal needed to get fair share in 42nd legislative district(9 views)

The North Platte Bulletin - July 01, 2022
Editor’s Note: The Nebraska legislature ordered $100 million from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) to be proportionately divided proportionately among the state’s three congressional districts and appropriated another $15 million in state general funds to go with it.
 

Jacobson at the Legislature: Obtaining fair share of state funds(9 views)

Sen. Mike Jacobson - July 01, 2022
This past week, the Nebraska Department of Economic Development announced the $100 million in grants for economic development projects generated from the Shovel Ready Capital Recovery and Investment Act and applications were accepted in July 2021.
 

Brewer at the Legislature: Heavy losses in Ukraine(14 views)

Sen. Tom Brewer - July 01, 2022
This year I am spending the Fourth of July holiday in Ukraine. During my long military career I spent countless holidays deployed overseas, but this one is particularly poignant.
 

Erdman in the Legislature: Lobbyists are unaffordable(8 views)

Sen. Steve Erdman - July 01, 2022
Should government agencies be allowed to hire lobbyists? This is a question that has bothered me since 2016 when I first went to Lincoln to serve as a state senator. 
 

Inbox: Thanks for, and from, Nebraskaland Days(13 views)

Letter to the Editor - July 01, 2022
Thanks is a word that gets slung around a lot these days. Sometimes not very sincerely.
 

Jacobson at the Legislature: Tailor state assistance carefully to meet needs ( 1) (52 views)

Sen. Mike Jacobson - June 27, 2022
One of my first challenges after becoming District 42’s state senator was to adjust to its new boundaries following redistricting.
 

Erdman in the Legislature: Hard-working farms hit hard by severe weather, inflation(30 views)

Sen. Steve Erdman - June 27, 2022
In a few days, Americans will celebrate their independence from Great Britain by feasting on hotdogs, hamburgers, corn on the cob, watermelon, and homemade ice cream. Inflation will make our Fourth of July celebrations more expensive this year, especially for farmers in Nebraska who are struggling to make ends meet.
 

Fischer in Congress: Landmark pro-life ruling(37 views)

Sen. Deb Fischer - June 27, 2022
There was recently a momentous victory for life when the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision on June 24.
 

Inbox: Window clings say 'smoke-free'(63 views)

The North Platte Bulletin - June 24, 2022
One of the best things people can do for the health of their families is to ensure that their homes and vehicles are smoke-free at all times.
 

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