MaryLee Moulton talks with Linda Duckworth, Co-President of the League of Women Voters of Nebraska about the League's priority bills for the 2020 Nebraska Legislative Session. LB996 - Broadband improvement study;
LB1207 - Redistricting (FairMapsNE.org);
LB932 - Enforce the Medicaid Expansion as previously approved by the voters;
LB283 - Climate Change study.
Keep progress on the bills - https://nebraskalegislature.gov/bills
Subscribe to updates - http://update.legislature.gov/bills
League action on bills - https://lwv-ne.org
MaryLee Moulton and Lila Franciscony talk to Hannah Young and Heather Engdahl about the 2020 Census and Nebraska's effort, Census Counts. Hannah is the Public Policy and Strategic Partnership Manager with the NonProfit Association of the Midlands and Heather is the Census Director of Nebraska Counts with Civic Nebraska. https://www.nebraskacounts.org/
US Census https://www.census.gov/
Geri Simon talks with David Bracht, former Nebraska Director of Energy and now an attorney at Kutak Rock LLP, about the regulatory challenges of farming and processing hemp. They also discussed the differences between hemp and marijuana and the growing and less regulated CBD market. Resources: https://nifa.usda.gov/industrial-hemp
MaryLee Moulton talks with Joel Hebrink, Adjunct Professor of Politics at UNO, talk about the political and economic differences of Socialism, Conservatism, Liberalism, Capitalism, etc.
MaryLee Moulton speaks with Judge Laurie Smith Camp of the U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska about the 19th Amendment and Nebraska’s role in its passage.
Host Debbie Ford speaks with Dianne Bystrom and Linda Duckworth, Co-Presidents for the League of Women Voters of Nebraska about the League and its plans for celebrating the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment. http://www.lwv-ne.org/
Geri Simon, a League member, talks with Renee San Souci, Colette Yellow Robe, and Lin Quenzer of the Nebraska Native Women's Task Force about NE LB 154 and the issues of missing Native American women and children. NE Bill 154 was approved to study to improve the reporting and investigation of missing Native American women and children.
Geri Simon, a League member, talks with R. Collin Mangrum JD, SJD, Yossem Endowed Chair in Legal Ethics, with Creighton University School of Law, about the Impeachment process, its history and its place in the political process.