Comparing Medical Systems in the U.S., Mexico and Canada

In this episode of Go Vote, Omaha!, Laura Torres talks with Dr. David Mercer and Dr. Marco Olivera about medical systems in Canada and Mexico compared to the United States. They discuss medical training, and the difference between academic and private practice.  Go Vote Omaha! is our locally produced informational television program. Watch Go […]

Our 2019 Priority Bills

The League of Women Voters of Nebraska and League of Women Voters of Greater Omaha have considered all legislation introduced in this Unicameral term and determined the organizations’ priority bills for 2019. The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan organization that never supports or opposes political parties or candidates. We are a political organization […]

Ballot Initiative 427 – Medicaid Expansion: Get the Facts

In this episode of Go Vote, Omaha!, host Geri Simon discusses the initiative to expand Medicaid that will appear on Nebraskans’ Nov. 6 ballot. Geri is joined by Mary Spurgeon, co-chair of the Healthcare Action team at Omaha Together One Community (OTOC). View the discussion to learn more about Ballot Initiative #427 for the Expansion of […]

Insure the Good Life: Find Out More About Medicaid Expansion in Nebraska

A coalition of local and statewide nonprofits and advocacy groups are working to expand access to Medicaid in Nebraska by petitioning to put the issue on the November general-election ballot. Medicaid is a program jointly funded by the state and federal government. The expansion of the program would allow Nebraska to accept federal funds to […]

Act Now to Save Title X Funding

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Two attempts to advance the NE legislature’s budget bill have stalled because there is language in the bill that would jeopardize federal Title X funding for valuable health centers across the state.  Please call your Senator today to ask her/him to NOT allow the budget to come for a vote until TITLE X FUNDING is […]