March 2014 Meeting

Please plan to attend our next meeting on Thursday, March 6, 2014.

We are pleased to announce that our Guest speaker this month is Nebraska Attorney General Candidate, Doug Peterson. Doug will be speaking and doing a Q&A!

Born and raised in Nebraska, Doug Peterson has been practicing law for almost 30 years.  Doug has experience in private practice as well as previously serving Nebraskans as a Deputy County Attorney in North Platte and serving as Nebraska’s Assistant Attorney General.

Doug is not a career politician.  He’s just …

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Chairman Terry’s Opening Statement: Subcommittee Data Breach Hearing on Protecting Consumer Personal Information and Financial Security

WASHINGTON – Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade, Rep. Lee Terry (R-NE) today held a hearing on recent data breaches affecting our nation’s retailers that included testimony from representatives of Target, Neiman Marcus and the appropriate law enforcement agencies titled “Protecting Consumer Information: Can Data Breaches be Prevented? ”.  The following statement is as prepared for delivery:

“Today, we are turning our focus to an important issue that has affected nearly one-quarter of American consumers:  a string of …

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Is doing business in this state really a privilege reserved for political insiders?

Benjamin Franklin once said: “We must all hang together, or assuredly we shall all hang separately.” This quote is fitting, as it personifies the current Papio-Missouri River Natural Resources District board’s nebulous crusade against this director. And for what? Simply telling the truth about government? Since when should this get anyone in trouble? My friends, the PMRNRD fears that which it cannot control – that taxpayers will finally awaken from their torpor to discover, after all these years, that their trust has been misplaced in …

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