This letter was sent to Senator Johanns on November 12, 2012. Dear Senator Johanns, As I wrote you earlier, if the Republicans caved on the debt limit issue they would pay a price at election time. Well, the party leadership not only caved, they compounded their foolishness by agreeing to automatic future budget cuts that […]
On Monday and Tuesday of this week, all of Nebraska’s representatives in Congress sent up white flags of surrender… Flag 1: Upholding and defending the Constitution Flag 2: Ensuring federal spending will escalate another $2.5 trillion Note: Considering the margins by which “the debt deal” passed, if you’re not in Nebraska, at least some of […]
By Shelli Dawdy Earlier this week, the Senate passed a food safety bill that would grant sweeping new powers to the FDA, that would add $1.4 billion in costs to the federal budget, and that stands to hurt small farms. As we noted in our article on the subject, Nebraska Senator Mike Johanns voted for […]
I wish I could say that I find the results of Tuesday’s Senate vote on S-510 a surprise, but I don’t. People have expressed shock that so many Republican Senators voted in favor of granting a lot more power to the FDA, spending $1.4 billion we cannot afford, and likely hurting smaller-sized farms. Read full articleFeeling Surprised and Betrayed by GOP Senate Votes on Food Safety Bill?
Two members of Nebraska’s Congressional Delegation have scheduled townhalls (and “open coffees”) in Nebraska during the August Recess. Lincoln schedule: Representative Fortenberry Wednesday, August 11, 7:00pm Lincoln Southwest High School 7001 South 14th St., Lincoln Senator Johanns Monday, August 9, 10:30am Lancaster County Events Center 4100 North 84th St., Lincoln Here is the rest of […]