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Go Vote, Omaha! Systemic Racism in Omaha

Go Vote, Omaha! Systemic Racism in Omaha

March 1, 2020

Terri Crawford, LWV GO’s Policy Director, talks with Dr. Cynthia Robinson, Department Chair and Associate Professor of Black Studies at the University of Nebraska at Omaha about systemic racism in Omaha.

Go Vote, Omaha! 2020 Legislative Preview

Go Vote, Omaha! 2020 Legislative Preview

February 23, 2020

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

Go Vote, Omaha! 2020 Census in Nebraska

Go Vote, Omaha! 2020 Census in Nebraska

February 2, 2020

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/

Go Vote, Omaha! Comparative Medicine

Go Vote, Omaha! Comparative Medicine

December 8, 2019

Laura Torres talks with Dr. David Mercer and Dr. Marco Olivera about medical systems in Canada and Mexico compared to the United States, medical training, and the difference between academic and private practice.

Go Vote, Omaha! Hemp Farming in Nebraska

Go Vote, Omaha! Hemp Farming in Nebraska

November 24, 2019

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

Go Vote, Omaha! Socialism, Conservatism, Liberalism, and more - what do all these “isms” mean

Go Vote, Omaha! Socialism, Conservatism, Liberalism, and more - what do all these “isms” mean

October 15, 2019

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.

Go Vote, Omaha! 19th Amendment & NE’s role in its passing

Go Vote, Omaha! 19th Amendment & NE’s role in its passing

September 17, 2019

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.

Go Vote, Omaha! LWVNE Co Presidents

Go Vote, Omaha! LWVNE Co Presidents

September 3, 2019

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/

Go Vote, Omaha! Missing Native American Women and Children

Go Vote, Omaha! Missing Native American Women and Children

August 27, 2019

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.

Go Vote, Omaha!  Understanding Impeachment

Go Vote, Omaha! Understanding Impeachment

August 6, 2019

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.