Nebraska Appleseed is a nonprofit organization that fights for justice and opportunity for all Nebraskans. We take a systemic approach to complex issues – such as child welfare, immigration policy, affordable healthcare and poverty – and we take our work wherever we believe we can do the most good, whether that’s at the courthouse, in the statehouse or in the community.

Below, you can find our:

Litigation Legislative Work Publications

Current Litigation

Economic Justice Litigation

Letters Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services

Cases Leiting-Hall & Dankleff v. Winterer & Pristow

Medicaid Sanctions
Cases Davio v. HHS (class action)

Post Secondary Education
Cases Walters v. Nebraska (class action)

Kosmicki v. Nebraska

Keith v. HHS

Time Limits
Cases Jones v. Nebraska (class action)

Family Cap
Cases Mason v. Nebraska (class action)

Income Disregards
Cases Bauer v. Rasmussen

Child Welfare Litigation

Cases K.D. & S.L. v. HHS

  • Background
    • The suit challenges an HHS Medicaid policy that excludes certain treatments for children with developmental disabilities in violation of the federal Medicaid Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Read the full press release. At its heart, this lawsuit is trying to make sure that children with developmental disabilities and autism access the early intervention services they need. Read more…
  • Pleadings
  • Other

Appleseed Related Litigation

Current Legislation

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Current Bills Monitored by Nebraska Appleseed & Testimony by Program Area

Economic Justice
Health Care
Immigrants & Communities
Child Welfare
Voting & Elections


Economic Justice

Health Care

Immigrants & Public Assistance 

Immigrants & Communities

Meatpacking & Worker Safety 
State & Local Policy 
Federal Policy / DREAM Act 
Know Your Rights 
Equal Opportunity & Racial Justice 
Immigrants & Public Assistance 
En Español 

Child Welfare


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