(Watchdog.org) Lincoln, NE – Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman renewed his call for substantial tax cuts during his final State of the State speech Wednesday before lawmakers. As he announced Tuesday night, the governor believes the state can afford $370 million to $500 million in tax cuts over the next three years, in part by using […]
(Watchdog.org) Lincoln, NE – Gov. Dave Heineman proposed spending $220 million of the state’s record-high cash reserve in order to reduce income and property taxes over the next three years, leaving a half-billion-dollar cushion. Combine that with savings from holding state spending increases to about 4 percent, and the state could reduce taxes by $370 […]
(Watchdog.org) Nebraska City, NE – “I don’t apologize.” That’s the short and long of it from State Sen. Bill Kintner of Papillion. But Kintner, who recently talked about stopping “homosexual bills” and the “bad behavior” of those on social programs, said that he could have stated his positions “more artfully.” Kintner’s comments, which were first […]
(Watchdog.org) Lincoln, NE – When it comes to a plan aimed at putting guns in teachers’ hands, Gov. Dave Heineman is lukewarm at best. For the second time in three years Sen. Mark Christensen of Imperial is looking to push legislation allowing teachers to bring a concealed weapon into the classroom. According to the Associated […]
GOP leaders shouldn’t worry about the political impact of the government shutdown, but instead be concerned what surrender would mean for our country.
States rejecting the creation of state health insurance exchanges may be the last stand against the implementation of Obamacare.