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Nebraskans for Alternatives to the Death Penalty plan year-long campaign

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A group that spent weeks gathering signatures that would allow voters to decide whether Nebraska has a death penalty or not turned them in to the Secretary of State’s office on Wednesday. Nebraskans for Alternatives to the Death Penalty spokesperson Matt Maly says now their work really starts. Maly says they are optimistic that Nebraskans […]

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Death penalty petition drive delivers 166K signatures to Sec. of State (AUDIO)

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A referendum petition drive to have Nebraska voters decide whether the state retains the death penalty has turned in signatures to the Secretary of State. “I’m sure you’re all interested in the numbers and, according to the staff count, we have 166,692 signatures,” State Treasurer Don Stenberg, honorary co-chair of Nebraskans for the Death Penalty […]

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Death penalty petition drive heads into final week (AUDIO)

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A deadline fast approaches and those behind the effort to have Nebraska voters decide the fate of the death penalty are cautiously optimistic. A referendum petition effort must deliver signatures to the Secretary of State by Thursday. “Well, we launched this campaign back in the first week of June and from the outset we said […]

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Sen. Fischer says questions remain even after meeting with Kerry (AUDIO)

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United States Senator Deb Fischer says many questions remain unanswered on the Iranian nuclear deal, even after a classified meeting with the Secretary of State. Fischer sat in on an hour-and-a-half meeting with Secretary of State John Kerry Wednesday afternoon, which she says featured a lot of Kerry and few questions. “At one point, we […]

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Nebraska voters might decide the death penalty issue

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A referendum effort is underway that would allow Nebraskans to vote on whether or not the state should reinstate the death penalty. Aimee Melton is a board member with Nebraskans for the Death Penalty and says the first step was taken Monday by filing the necessary documents with the Secretary of State’s office. Melton says […]

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Secretary of State in Norton

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Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach plans to speak at the Annual Meeting of Sunflower Electric Power Corporation at Prairie Land Headquarters tomorrow (today) starting at 12:45 p.m.  His remarks will include the voter identification bill being considered by the legislature.  house bill 2067 is called the Secure and Fair Elections (SAFE) Act.  It was passed on the floor of ...

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