Apr 16, 2018 In The News
In my dream, I am in Omaha. I see a nuclear bomb coming down. Pictures of children are reflected in its warhead. Now I see it exploding and the destruction it causes. Omaha is still the No. 1 target. A nuclear bomb in a suitcase could incinerate both Omaha and StratCom. It...
Apr 13, 2018 In The News
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan announced Wednesday he will retire rather than seek another term in Congress, sending ripples through Washington.
Apr 13, 2018 In The News
YORK – Governor Pete Ricketts has announced that the U.S. Department of the Treasury had granted approval of Opportunity Zones nominated by the State of Nebraska. And one of those zones is in York. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 created the Opportunity...
Mar 29, 2018 In The News
Leaders from corporations, state wildlife agencies and NGOs traveled to Washington, D.C. earlier this month to urge their congressional delegations to support the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act (H.R. 4647).
Mar 29, 2018 In The News
Communities across the nation — just like Norfolk — shouldn’t look to Washington, D.C., to be the solution to all their pressing problems, U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry said Tuesday during a visit to Norfolk.
Mar 29, 2018 In The News
WASHINGTON — War, conflict and persecution drive people from their home countries across the globe. The United Nations high commissioner for refugees, Filippo Grandi, was in Washington recently highlighting the importance of the United States’ efforts to help those who...
Mar 29, 2018 In The News
The George Washington University Nuclear Security Working Group was recently awarded a $3.5 million grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation to expand a pilot fellowship program that encourages bipartisan consensus on nuclear issues on Capitol Hill.
Mar 26, 2018 In The News
Sportsmen and conservationists flew into Washington to hunt for more cosponsors on bipartisan wildlife funding legislation. Assembled at a breakfast briefing on Capitol Hill Wednesday, conservation stakeholders in the Alliance for America's Fish and Wildlife and others geared...
Mar 23, 2018 In The News
WASHINGTON — Nebraska’s three Republican House members helped Thursday to pass a massive spending bill despite complaints about the process that produced it and concerns about the federal budget. The bill runs more than 2,000 pages and was released less than 24 hours before the...
Mar 20, 2018 In The News
Outrage over the Parkland, Florida, massacre fueled student walkouts and demonstrations across Nebraska and Iowa on Wednesday as youth added their voices to the national debate over how to stop school violence. Although their messages varied, and a majority of students did not...