MARCH 5TH DOUGLAS COUNTY PRESIDENTIAL PREFERENCE CAUCUS
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Unlike an election at Caucus you can wear your political buttons and shirts
If You Are Unable To Attend
Absentee Presidential Preference Card request forms will be available HERE
NATIONAL COMMITTEEWOMAN – PATTY ZIEG
NATIONAL COMMITTEEMAN – RON KAMINSKI
A THANK YOU FROM YOUR DNC MEMBERS
Since our election in 2012, it has been an honor to be your Democratic National Party Representatives. It is truly a privilege to serve our County, State and National Democratic Party.
Each one of you deserves a huge thank you for your work on behalf of the Party and candidates. Republicans invest their money. Democrats invest their time. We know the value of donated time and we cannot win without yours.
Here is a brief update on our other activities: More …
Black Votes Matter
UNO Adjunct Professor, Preston Love Jr.
Black Votes Matter 2016 initiative launched!!
Saturday, January 23rd at a full house kickoff meeting, attended by over 100, the Black Votes Matter 2016 initiative was launched. Members from the community, neighborhoods, Clergy and leadership were joined by candidates Jake Seaman, Jill Brown and Dr. Larry Bradley who are running for the State Senate seat currently held by Senator Tonya Cook. Justin Wayne also may run. Senator Cook cannot run because of term limit laws. Also attendees were treated to presentations from all three Democratic Presidential candidates. Nebraska representatives for Clinton, Sanders and O’Malley made pitches and sought volunteers.
Attendees also were briefed on the upcoming Nebraska Caucus this March 5th. Elected officials Ben Gray, Fred Conley, Chris Rodgers, James Cavanaugh, John Ewing and Tonya Cook all were present. The meeting was hosted by caucus captains Vanetta Early (LD11) and Preston Love Jr. (LD13) More ….
Activists seeking closure of Whiteclay liquor stores ask President Obama for help
LINCOLN — Activists seeking closure of the liquor stores in the notorious border town of Whiteclay, Nebraska, disclosed Tuesday that they’ve asked President Barack Obama to intervene.
Frank LaMere, a Winnebago tribal member who was among the first to complain about the beer sales at Whiteclay, said that a letter he wrote was handed to an aide of the president at his recent appearance in Omaha.
LaMere revealed the letter Tuesday morning as activists appeared at a meeting of the Nebraska Liquor Control Commission to seek action against the four Whiteclay stores.
The meeting came a day after it was learned that Gov. Pete Ricketts convened the first meeting of an ad hoc committee he had formed to look at the alcohol-related problems associated with Whiteclay.
Four liquor stores in Whiteclay, an unincorporated village of 14 people, sell nearly 4 million cans of beer a year, almost all to residents of the officially dry Pine Ridge Indian Reservation just across the Nebraska-South Dakota border. More….
by Dee Austin
Good Morning Leg. Watchers!
Your agenda for this twenty-fifth day of the 104th Nebraska Legislature February 11, 2016.
LB 954 (Krist) Change provisions relating to access to records for and investigations by the Inspector General of Nebraska Child Welfare
LB 1016 (Watermeier) Redefine agency under the Legislative Performance Audit Act
GENERAL FILE: 2016 COMMITTEE PRIORITY BILL
LB 970 (Larson) Change provisions relating to pickle cards and keno and authorize methods of payment for gambling
LB 223 (Harr) Change provisions of the Insured Homeowners Protection Act relating to contractor duties and prohibited acts and provide for a required notice. More…