Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Tag: Nebraska

Nebraska Supreme Court upholds law that ignores landowners’ property rights, Indigenous...

Despite the flawed state decision, three federal lawsuit challenges to pipeline project continue to proceed.

Flooding of Nebraska Air Force Base illustrates security risk posed by...

The flooding at Offutt base has prompted further criticisms of Trump's denialism.

Resistance in the heartland: Fighting ICE in small-town Iowa and Nebraska

Direct service and solidarity are important, but there’s no “way out of this” without effective advocacy for sweeping systemic and policy change.

Another set back for TransCanada: Keystone XL pipeline in Nebraska to...

Since the pipeline will now follow an alternative route and not its original route, Morris wrote the government "cannot escape their responsibility."

In ‘historic’ move, Nebraska farmers return land to the Ponca tribe...

"TransCanada will have to negotiate with a new landowner, one that has special legal status as a tribe."

Progressive Briefing for Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Nebraska farmers return land to Native American tribe, Parkland students join Chicagoans to march against gun violence, audio recordings of children separated from their parents at the border, and more.

Republicans in Nebraska are trying to restrict wind power development by...

One dangerous provision in the bill would redefine the term “renewable energy generation facility” by removing the word “wind” from the list of designated facilities.

Nebraska approves Keystone XL pipeline

Nebraska law barred regulators from considering spills or pipeline safety in its decision-making process, because who cares about the environment anyways, right?

Hundreds march to protest Keystone XL on eve of public hearings

Nebraska residents believe that the pipeline threatens water supplies as well as Nebraska farmland.

This Red State Broke Up Utility Monopolies in Favor of a...

The citizens of Nebraska used their democratic process to create a socialized, public-owned, citizen-governed utility company. If Nebraska did it, then the rest of America should too and end the concentration of private power companies.

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Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."

Republicans see the light, no longer will submit to Trump’s domination

In a stunning, totally unforeseen turn of events, key Senate and House Republicans, after meeting in an 8-hour secret session, suddenly announced...

Never-before-seen Trump tax documents show major inconsistencies

Documents obtained by ProPublica show stark differences in how Donald Trump’s businesses reported some expenses, profits and occupancy figures for two Manhattan...

2.2 Million Petition demanding Medicare for All

Yesterday, 2.2 million petition signatures were delivered to the U.S. House of Representatives to show support of Medicare for All. 

Extorting Ukraine is bad enough

Recently a friend who follows the news a bit less obsessively than I do said, “I thought George W. Bush was bad,...