Just a quick post today to call your attention to a bill in the Unicameral that’s not attracting much attention, but should. WHEN THE EDUCATION COMMITTEE HELD A HEARING CONCERNING THIS BILL ON FEBRUARY 25TH, NO ONE SPOKE IN OPPOSITION. LB512 was introduced by Senator Jim Scheer (Dist. 19), who’s a new face in the […]
Supporters of LB577, the bill that would expand Medicaid in Nebraska, argue that expansion will result in an economic boom due to the infusion of approximately $3.5 billion in “free” federal tax dollars. Specifically, they predict at least $700 million annually in new economic activity, which could finance at least 10,000 new jobs annually, from […]
During my lifetime, I've heard more criticisms of the Electoral College than praise. The foaming-at-the-mouth version following Election 2000, while unforgettable to those of us old enough to recall it, was not the first time … Full article
We encourage visitors to read the transcript from or listen to the audio of a brief statement from Pastor Bryan Clark of Lincoln Berean Church:
"As I'm sure you're aware, this is an election year. I'm sure you're also aware … Full article
GiN has a number of widely read articles about the TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline project, which has become an entirely polarized issue. If you're looking for facts and information, our series of articles are well researched and include references … read more
It’s both incredibly ironic and highly appropriate for me to be writing this article at this time. As February 2010 neared its end, I was very tired, but excited about GiN’s ongoing effort in support of what most people would identify as the State Sovereignty or Tenth Amendment Resolution. That resolution, LR539 1 Note that […]
This article is part of a series. Find the complete list published to date at the conclusion of this article. Governor Heineman has vocally opposed the expansion of Medicaid in Nebraska on the ground that it is unaffordable. At the risk of exposing the cynical side of my nature, it seems obvious to me that […]
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.
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Our little "GiN Joint" wouldn't be complete without its own little library nook; you can't give good information without providing a selection of good books and resources.
We've categorized items by major issues, topics, and periods in history, and work to add more as we go. Recognizing that some people have limited time available to read, we're also adding recommendations for audio … Read more
I got a call a week or so ago from a former neighbor who was excited about Ben Sasse’s candidacy for the Nebraska U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Mike Johanns. After explaining why she’s so enthused by what she’s seen during Sasse’s campaign appearances, she urged me to consider voting for Sasse in the […]