Letters to Committees & Officials

LETTERS

These letters were written to be introduced into the record at various committee hearings. Some letters were read at the committee hearings, others were submitted electronically.

LB 1207

LB 1207, the Redistricting Act, requires the use of politically neutral criteria when drawing district lines and maps by the Legislative Research Office using software that the LRO has prepared and approved.

To read a letter by LWVNE Government Director Sheri St. Clair on LB 1207, click here. The letter was sent to Senator Hilgers and members of the Executive Board of the Legislature on 7/26/20, urging the bill be advanced to the floor for full debate.

LB 1080

LB 1080 requires school policies that prohibit sexual conduct with students and former students.

To read a letter by LWVNE Action VP Sherry Miller and Education Director Lynne Elwood supporting LB 1080, click here. The letter was sent on 3/4/20 to each Nebraska senator requesting that the bill be advanced.

LR 292 CA

LR 292 CA is a constitutional amendment to require verification of identity prior to voting.

LR 294

LR 294 reviews various climate-related findings and acknowledges an anthropogenic climate and ecological crisis.

To read a letter written on 3/3/20 by LWVNE Action VP Sherry Miller and Natural Resources Co-Directors Janelle Stevenson and Megan York Lyons urging co-signers of LR 294 to ask members of the Natural Resources Committee to advance the resolution to the General File, click here.

LR 280 CA

LR 280 CA is a constitutional amendment to change legislative term limits to three consecutive terms.

LB 982

LB 982 changes the prohibition on use of state funds for advertising or promotional materials.

LB 949 & LB 970

LB 949 limits the amount an insured individual pays for prescription insulin drugs. LB 970 also limits the amount an insured individual pays for prescription insulin drugs.

To read a letter by LWVNE Social Policy Co-Director Carol Dennison supporting LBs 949 and 970 heard by the Banking, Commerce and Insurance Committee on 2/16/20, click here.

LB 998

LB 998 requires behavioral awareness, intervention training and points of contact; transfers funds; and changes the Tax Equity and Educational Opportunities Support Act.

To read email by LWVNE Education Director Lynne Elwood and Co-Presidents Linda Duckworth and Dianne Bystrom supporting LB 998 heard by the Education Committee on 1/24/20, click here.

LR283CA

LR283CA is a constitutional amendment to change qualifications of electors.

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