Minimum Wage Increase Will Be on the Ballot in Nebraska

By: Monday August 18, 2014 1:06 pm

While efforts to increase the minimum wage at the federal level have are basically dead for the moment, some real progress is being made at the state and local level. Not only have state legislatures and city councils moved forward with new laws this year but activist campaigns have managed to put the issue on [...]

Nebraska Senator Mike Johanns (R) Will Retire

By: Tuesday February 19, 2013 10:10 am

In a surprise move, Nebraska Senator Mike Johanns (R) announced that he will not run again in 2014. Despite having served only one term and being relatively youthful by the geriatric standards of the Senate (age 62), Johanns plans to retire from the chamber. Johanns previously served as Governor and Secretary of Agriculture under George [...]

Steve Martin’s Bizarre Ad for Bob Kerrey

By: Friday October 5, 2012 12:36 pm

Since it is Friday I thought I would bring you some comic relief. Comedian Steve Martin has made one of the most bizarre campaign web ads this cycle for Nebraska Democratic candidate for Senate Bob Kerrey. The ad is unusual enough I suspect a decent number of people will end up watching it, but I [...]

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