Terry Statement on Vote to Avoid a Government Shutdown

WASHINGTON – Representative Lee Terry (R-NE) today made the following statement on the eve of Senate Democrats shutting down the government:

“Tonight, I joined my colleagues in the House for the third time in recent days to vote to keep the government open.

“The continuing resolution that we passed this evening will keep the government open. It includes a delay of the individual mandate and provides fairness for all by making Congress and the White House live by the same rules and enroll in the …

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October 2013 Meeting

Please plan to attend our next meeting on Thursday, October 3, 2013.

We are pleased to announce that our Guest speaker this month is United States Senate Candidate Shane Osborn. Shane will be speaking and doing a Q&A.

Shane Osborn has spent most of his life in service to our country, safeguarding our freedoms. He is committed to ensuring America is on a sound financial footing so our children have a prosperous future.

For a more detailed look at Shane see his bio here: http://www.sarpycountygop.com/voter-tools/candidate-list/shane-osborn-bio/

It is important to …

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Papio NRD Board Members Incompetent Or Corrupt?

At the recent Papio NRD board meeting in September, only three directors possessed the fortitude to resist yet another budget increase. This, however, should come as no surprise, considering the board’s notorious penchant for abusing taxpayer wallets. Since my last update, the NRD’s informational wing (a.k.a. propaganda machine) has hastily gone into overdrive, insinuating that the district’s spending is under control. Why is it that only a handful of board members seem to understand the link between property valuations and NRD revenue streams? You’ve probably …

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Sarpy County Republican Party endorses Steve Carmichael

LA VISTA, NE – 9/22/2013 – The Sarpy County Republican Party has formally endorsed Steve Carmichael for the Bellevue City Council Ward I Special Election on October 15th.

The City of Bellevue is facing tough financial times and it will require a leader with true conservative principles like Steve to get the job done.

Steve has been a lifelong Conservative Republican and a Bellevue resident for almost 5 decades. He has experience working for the city of Bellevue and knows many of the issues that plague the …

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Terry Votes to Shutdown Obamacare; Keep Government Open

WASHINGTON – Representative Lee Terry (R-NE) today joined House Republicans and spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives prior to voting to keep the government open and defund Obamacare. Below is a transcript of his remarks:

“Madam speaker, the evidence is very clear that Obamacare is actually hurting people.

“In the last week, I’ve heard from several constituents, like Mike, Jim and Kathleen, who told me they recently received their notice that they no longer have their insurance policy and must go …

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Terry Introduces Playing Fair on Trade and Innovation Act

WASHINGTON – Representative Lee Terry (R-NE), Chairman of the Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade Subcommittee, today introduced legislation to ensure foreign countries benefitting from U.S. trade programs provide a fair and level playing field for American manufacturing exports.

The Playing Fair on Trade and Innovation Act would prevent the President from granting special access to the U.S. market under the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) program to countries that block American exports, either by requiring products to be manufactured domestically or by failing to protect …

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Terry Comments on Five Years of Years of Keystone Delays; Benefits Denied

WASHINGTON – Congressman Lee Terry (R-NE), Chairman of the Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee this morning made the following opening statement while chairing the subcommittee’s hearing marking the five year anniversary of the Keystone XL Pipeline titled: “Keystone’s Red Tape Anniversary: Five Years of Bureaucratic Delay and Economic Benefits Denied:

“Thank you for being here today as we mark five years of jobs and economic benefits that have been denied by this Administration’s refusal to approve the …

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Resolution Supporting the End of Obamacare Funding in the September 2013 Continuing Resolution

The Sarpy County Republican Party Executive Committee approved a Resolution Supporting the End of Obamacare Funding in the September 2013 Continuing Resolution at last night’s Executive Committee meeting.

This resolution also included a Platform update that is reflected here.

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Rep. Terry, Sen. Vitter Introduce Bill to Ensure Checks and Balances at NRC

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, U.S. Rep. Lee Terry (R-Neb.), Chairman of the Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee and U.S. Sen. David Vitter (R-La.), top Republican on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, introduced the Nuclear Regulatory Commission Reorganization Plan Codification and Complements Act (NRC Reorganization Act), which would guide the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s (NRC) policy and rule-making actions and clarify the role and scope of power of each Commission member.

“No matter where you stand with regards to nuclear power, we should all …

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Papio-Missouri River NRD Seeks No Property Tax Levy Increase for Eighth Consecutive Year

For the eighth consecutive year, property taxpayers in the Papio-Missouri River NRD area will see their property taxes remain the same or be lowered. At its September meeting in Dakota City, the Papio-Missouri River Natural Resources District Board of Directors heard few public comments and then voted to approve a fiscal year 2014 general operating budget that once again calls for no tax levy increase. “The Board is obviously committed to fiscal restraint, wise financial planning and holding the line on our property tax levy. …

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