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Federal Funding Tap Dance: Are States Puppets Or Partners?

When considering how to get out of the way of the growing red ink tsunami gushing out of D.C., one of the first questions that comes to mind is what states can do about it. Many federal programs could be rejected by states, but they aren’t. Obviously, they want the money. Prior governors and legislators have opted to accept federal funds in an effort to tout how much they accomplish while in office, handing the strings and increased obligations to the next set of officials. Continue reading

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GiN Whine List First Honorees: The Green Shirts

The City of Lincoln budget has been in trouble year after year. One of the reasons is the very loud folks who show up at every turn to demanding that every city program remain in place. Grassroots in Nebraska has a new feature: The Whine List. Some recent attendees of a City Council meeting are a first “honorees”. Continue reading

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Lincoln Mayors Office Wants Your Input on the Budget? Sorta

By Shelli Dawdy
This is almost laughable. Almost.
I find no small irony in the fact that the discussion about the City of Lincoln budget conveniently occurs after the primary election is over. It’s particularly convenient this year following the full court press (yes, pun intended) to build a new arena.
A budget discussion at this point is […] Continue reading

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HELL NO To Arena – It Is NOT Just a Lincoln Issue It Is a NEBRASKA Issue

By Shelli Dawdy
I’m sure there are many Nebraskans who may not have even heard about the City of Lincoln arena issue and those who have understandably don’t focus on it because it is…well, a City of Lincoln issue. And yes, it is, to the extent that the residents of Lincoln are the folks who appear […] Continue reading

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Nebraska’s Primary is Tuesday, May 11 – Are You Registered and Informed?

Are you registered to vote?
We hope to have the time to add additional helpful information here regarding the upcoming Primary on Tuesday, May 11, but for now, we’d like to provide information about the last minute ability to register at several locations in Lancaster County IN PERSON – THROUGH MAY 3.
The Lancaster County Election Commissioner […] Continue reading

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