Public hearings for minimum wage ballot initiative

NE_Appleseed_Icons_Democracy-128You will have the chance to make your voice heard on raising the minimum wage in Nebraska. In the coming weeks, several public hearings have been scheduled on Initiative 425 to raise Nebraska’s minimum wage to $9.00 per hour.

The public is invited to testify at each of these hearings, and we encourage you to show your support.

Here is a list of times and locations of the public hearings (all times are Central):

Omaha City Council Resolution Hearing

Tuesday, October 7th, 2:00 p.m.
Omaha-Douglas Civic Center, Legislative Chamber
1819 Farnam Street, Omaha

Secretary of State Public Hearings

Wednesday, October 8, 2014, 6:30 p.m.
College Park of Grand Island, Theater Room
3180 W Highway 34, Grand Island

Wednesday, October 15, 2014, 6:30 p.m.
Omaha Public Schools Administration Building Board Room
3215 Cuming Street, Omaha

Tuesday, October 21, 6:30 p.m.
State Capitol Building, Room 1507
1445 K Street, Lincoln

We hope you can attend one of these hearings, and we encourage you to stand up for hard-working Nebraska families by voting “Yes” on 425 on November 4.

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