Press Release

PRESS RELEASE: Nebraska Appleseed Dismisses Case to End Child Welfare Privatization After Successful Legislative Advocacy

***For Immediate Release***July 27, 2022 Contact:Sierra Salgado PirigyiCommunications Director, Nebraska AppleseedO: (402) 438-8853 ext. 116sierrasp@neappleseed.org Case to End Child Welfare Privatization Dismissed After Successful Legislative AdvocacyLegislation passed in 2022 session achieved same result sought in litigation LINCOLN, NE – This week, after a multi-year legal battle to end the privatization of child welfare case management …

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Health Care

Nebraska Legislature Takes Steps to Improve Health of Those Reentering the Community

***For Immediate Release***April 14, 2022 Contact:James GoddardPrograms Senior DirectorNebraska AppleseedC: (402) 570-9462jgoddard@neappleseed.org Nebraska Appleseed Responds to the Passage of LB921 The Nebraska Legislature Takes Steps to Improve Medicaid Reentry Practices for a Safe and Healthy Nebraska LINCOLN, NE — This week, the Nebraska Legislature passed LB921, which is a bill that will help Nebraskans leaving …

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Child Welfare

RELEASE: The Nebraska Legislature Passes Historic Child Welfare Bill

***For Immediate Release***April 13, 2022 Contact:James GoddardPrograms Senior DirectorNebraska AppleseedMobile: 402-570-9462jgoddard@neappleseed.org The Nebraska Legislature Passes Historic Child Welfare Bill Senators pass LB 1173, including several of Nebraska Appleseed’s long term priorities LINCOLN, NE – Today, the Nebraska Legislature passed Legislative Bill (LB) 1173, which is an important and historic package of bills, including several of …

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Capitol

Nebraska Appleseed Responds to Legislature’s Failure to End Arbitrary Food Ban with LB121

***For Immediate Release***Tuesday, April 12, 2022 Contact: James GoddardSenior Director of Programs, Nebraska AppleseedO: 402-438-8853 x108C: 402-570-9462jgoddard@neappleseed.org  Nebraska Appleseed Responds to Legislature’s Failure to End Arbitrary Food Ban with LB121 Lincoln, NE — Today, Nebraska Appleseed’s Economic Justice Program Manager for Food and Nutrition Access Eric Savaiano issued the following statement on the Nebraska Legislature’s …

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Nebraska Appleseed Responds to the Legislature’s Failure to Accept Rental Assistance

***For Immediate Release***Tuesday, April 5, 2022 Contact: Magdalena CazarezCommunications Director, Nebraska AppleseedO: (402) 438-8853 ext 119C: (402) 504-0074mcazarez@neappleseed.org Nebraska Appleseed Responds to the Legislature’s Failure to Accept Rental Assistance  Lincoln, NE — Today, Nebraska Appleseed’s Economic Justice Director Ken Smith issued the following statement on the Nebraska Legislature’s failure to override the veto of Legislative …

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Press Release

STATEMENT: Nebraska Appleseed Responds to Governor’s Veto of LB 1073

***For Immediate Release*** Tuesday, March 29, 2022 Contact: Magdalena Cazarez Communications Director, Nebraska Appleseed O: (402) 438-8853 ext 119 C: (402) 504-0074 mcazarez@neappleseed.org Nebraska Appleseed Responds to Governor’s Veto of LB 1073 It’s now up to the Nebraska Legislature to bring rental relief for thousands of Nebraskans Lincoln, NE — Today, Nebraska Appleseed’s Economic Justice …

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RELEASE: Nebraska Appleseed responds to the Legislature’s Advancement of LB 1173

***For Immediate Release*** Fri, Feb 25, 2022 Contact: Magdalena Cazarez Communications Director Nebraska Appleseed Office: 402-438-8853 x 119 Mobile: 402-504-0074 mcazarez@neappleseed.org Nebraska Appleseed responds to the Legislature’s Advancement of LB 1173 The Nebraska Legislature took an important step towards ending child welfare privatization LINCOLN, NE – Today, the Nebraska Legislature advanced LB1173, which is an …

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RELEASE: Nebraska workers, organizations, and senators to present essential worker safety legislation in 2022 session

***For Immediate Release*** Monday, January 31, 2022 Contact: Magdalena Cazarez Communications Director, Nebraska Appleseed O: (402) 438-8853 ext 119 C: (402) 504-0074 mcazarez@neappleseed.org Nebraska workers, organizations, and senators to present essential worker safety legislation in 2022 session Lincoln, NE — On Monday, January 31, Nebraska workers, community organizations and Senator Adam Morfeld presented Legislative Bill …

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RELEASE: Nebraska Appleseed Response to the Governor’s State of the State

***For Immediate Release*** Thursday, January 13, 2022 Contact: Magdalena Cazarez Communications Director, Nebraska Appleseed O: (402) 438-8853 ext 119 C: (402) 504-0074 mcazarez@neappleseed.org Nebraska Appleseed Response to the Governor’s State of the State LINCOLN, NE – On Thursday, January 13, Nebraska Appleseed’s Executive Director, Becky Gould, issued the following statement in response to Governor Ricketts’ …

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RELEASE: Nebraska Appleseed responds to the end of the child welfare contract in Omaha

***For Immediate Release*** Tuesday, December 14, 2021 Contact: Magdalena Cazarez Communications Director, Nebraska Appleseed O: (402) 438-8853 ext 119X C: (402) 504-0074 mcazarez@neappleseed.org Nebraska Appleseed responds to the end of the child welfare contract in Omaha Nebraska’s child welfare system should ensure stability for children and families Lincoln, NE — On Tuesday, December 14, The …

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