Nebraska Lawmakers Agree to Rules for Fall Redistricting
In The States
Nebraska Lawmakers Agree to Rules for Fall Redistricting
2021-06-04 19:45:56
by TWN Staff

Lawmakers in Nebraska have agreed to the framework they’ll follow for redrawing political districts lines in the fall. Despite Nebraska's unique one-house legislature being officially nonpartisan, the 30-16 vote in favor of the redistricting rules came down largely along party... Read More

Lincoln, Nebraska: Sustainable Pioneer on the Prairie
Cities
Lincoln, Nebraska: Sustainable Pioneer on the Prairie
2021-03-16 21:34:06
by Dan McCue

For many people, the image of climate change is a coastal event. It’s the more frequent and larger hurricanes being followed by The Weather Channel. And whole tropical nations disappearing into the sea. But what of the plains, the vast... Read More

NE-02: Kara Eastman (D)
House Watch
NE-02: Kara Eastman (D)
2020-10-30 23:10:34
by TWN Staff

About Eastman : Kara Eastman has more than 20 years of experience leading non-profit organizations. She is currently president of Kara Eastman Partners, a small business that provides consulting services in the non-profit sector.  An MSW in Social Work, she... Read More

NE-02: Don Bacon (R)
House Watch
NE-02: Don Bacon (R)
2020-10-30 23:09:17
by TWN Staff

About Bacon: Don Bacon was raised on a farm in the Midwest. He worked his way through college and graduated from Northern Illinois University with a Political Science degree in 1984. He married his college girlfriend, Angie, in the same... Read More

In Nebraska’s 2nd District, Kara Eastman Gets Rematch With Rep. Don Bacon
2020 Elections
In Nebraska’s 2nd District, Kara Eastman Gets Rematch With Rep. Don Bacon

Nonprofit business consultant Kara Eastman won the Democratic primary in Nebraska’s 2nd District on Tuesday, setting up a rematch against Republican incumbent Don Bacon in a seat Democrats are targeting in November. With 68% of precincts reporting, Eastman was leading... Read More

Nebraska Will Open Voting Sites for Primary Despite Concerns
2020 Elections
Nebraska Will Open Voting Sites for Primary Despite Concerns

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska is forging ahead with plans to hold the nation's first in-person election in more than a month, despite health concerns about the coronavirus pandemic and allegations that political motivations are fueling opposition to an all-mail... Read More

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