Join Our LWV Day of Action

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Tomorrow, June 25th – LWV Nationwide Virtual Lobbying Day for VRAA Join LWV members from across the country to virtually lobby the Senate to support the Voting Rights Advancement Act (VRAA) on Thursday, June 25, then participate in the Twitter Storm at 1:00pm CT that day. Why are we doing this?  June 25 is the […]

Action Alert: LB 1106

ALL MEMBERS-CALL TO ACTION! LB 1106  ACTION ALERT: Earlier in the legislative session LB974 was introduced as a property relief tax bill. The statement of intent can be found on the Nebraska Legislature’s website under bill search. LB 974 was a proposal developed by the Revenue Committee chaired by Senator Lou Ann Linehan. It was […]

Action Alert: LB 1207 Redistricting Reform Bill

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LB 1207 REDISTRICTING REFORM BILL TO BE DEBATED SOON! WRITE/CALL/EMAIL YOUR STATE SENATORS  Hey, we need some help. As you may know, LWV-NE’s Redistricting Committee has been urging the Executive Committee to bring Senator John McCollister’s redistricting bill, LB 1207, to the floor for debate. A couple of weeks ago, we learned that wasn’t likely. […]

Action Alert: LR294, Resolution on Climate Change

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LR 294, the resolution written by students at Prairie Hill Learning Center concerning human caused effects on climate, was heard by the Legislature’s Natural Resources Committee on Feb. 20. There it sits yet!   “LR 294 is an official acknowledgement of scientific information declaring climate changes and predicting further changes and devastation in the climate […]

Action Alert: Contact Your Senator to Urge Support of LB1207

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Redistricting bill LB1207 will go to the full Unicameral for debate. Read more at the Lincoln Journal-Star website. LWVGO supports LB1207, the Redistricting Act, and urges all members to contact your state senator to urge them to vote for it. Find your senator’s contact information on the Unicameral website.

Become a Deputy Registrar to Register Voters in 2020!

Deputy registrars work as agents of the Election Commission to register voters throughout the county. In order to become an official deputy registrar, you must complete a training class conducted by the Election Commission. After completion, you will be certified by the Election Commission to conduct voter registration drives anywhere in Nebraska. LWVGO volunteers who […]

Library of Congress Seeks Help to Transcribe Women’s Suffrage Papers

The Library of Congress is asking for volunteers to help transcribe more than 16,000 historic papers related to the women’s suffrage movement. It has launched a crowdsourcing platform, “By the People,” to ask the public to help type up written documents word for word, which will make it easier to find and read original sources. […]

Give Today! Consider Giving to LWVGO During Omaha Gives

We hope that you include LWVGO in your Omaha Gives donations. Give now at omahagives.org/lwvgo. Check out our Omaha Gives page for more on all the work we do. Thank you for your support! The League of Women Voters serves our community as a trusted nonpartisan resource for voter education and voter rights. We empower […]

Want to Register Voters? Become a Trained Deputy Registrar June 11

LWVGO volunteers who help to register voters must have a current (the training remains valid for three years) certification as a Nebraska Deputy Registrar. From the Douglas County website: Deputy registrars work as agents of the Election Commission to register voters throughout the county. In order to become an official deputy registrar, you must complete […]

Call to Action: Unicameral Debates and Hearings to Watch the Week of April 29

All the bills listed below will have hearings during the week of April 1. Unless otherwise stated, the League of Women Voters of Greater Omaha supports these bills. Find your senator via the Unicameral website, and contact them to urge them to support these bills. Follow the Unicameral Update to find out what happens next […]