Up The Creek Without A Paddle?: The NRD Wants To Do WHAT??!! With Your Money

Benjamin Franklin once said that there are only two certainties in this world – death and taxes. And, nowadays, we seem to be getting an inexplicable dose of the latter no thanks to some of the Natural Resource District’s fiscally imprudent decisions. Whereas Benjamin Franklin argued for financial restraint (recall his other phrase “a penny saved is a penny earned”), the NRD and Department of Natural Resources have embraced a philosophy of special-interest cronyism that is anathema to the “good life”.

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Rep. Lee Terry Response to the Latest Delay in President’s Health Care Plan


Omaha, NE – Rep. Lee Terry (R-NE), a senior member of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, today released the following statement in response to the latest delay in the implementation of the President’s health care plan:

“At this point, it is just reckless and irresponsible to put the American people in a position of not knowing what is going to happen next with their health care coverage.  This is not what the President promised working families three years ago.  All we’ve seen is a …

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2013 Sarpy GOP Holiday Party

Keeping with tradition we will not be having a December Central Committee meeting and instead we will be having a Holiday Party hosted by Dwight and Bette Trumble.

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Republican National Committee Hosts Omaha Fundraising Event to Support Ground Game

“On Tuesday, November 5, 2013 the Republican National Committee hosted a fundraising event in Omaha featuring Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan.  Community members were involved in a private roundtable discussion on Republican Party strategies heading to the 2014 elections.  Following the roundtable others joined Governor Dave Heineman, First and Second Congressional District House Members, Jeff Fortenberry and Lee Terry.”

According to former U.S. Congressman and current University of Nebraska Regent, Hal Daub, “The RNC fundraiser in Omaha today raised $300,000 to support grassroots initiatives to enhance voter …

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Chairman Spray Statement On The Death Of John Y. McCollister

“I was saddened to hear of the death of Congressman John Y. McCollister.  The Congressman was a great Republican leader from the greatest generation.  Congressman McCollister served as a Navy radar officer in the Pacific during World War II.”

“He was a long-time leader of the Nebraska Republican Party serving as a delegate to the state convention, a national convention delegate, and as a presidential elector for Nebraska in 2000 in addition to serving as a Douglas County Commissioner and three term member of the U.S. …

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