Center News Releases

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Release Date Contact(s)
06/25/2015 The Bottom Line: Medicaid Expansion a Fiscal Winner for Nebraska - Foregone Medicaid Dollars Tops $500 Million

John Crabtree, johnc@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2100 or (563) 581-2867 (cell)

 

06/25/2015 Supreme Court preserves Health Insurance Marketplaces - Center for Rural Affairs applauds Court’s Decision on Affordable Care Act

John Crabtree, johnc@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1010

06/18/2015 Pope Francis calls for Swift Action on Climate Change - Papal Encyclical discusses connection between faith, stewardship and action on climate change

Lauren Kolojejchick-Kotch, laurenk@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2100
or John Crabtree, johnc@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2100

06/18/2015 Coal Costs Go Beyond Electricity Bills - Center for Rural Affairs urges continued action on Sheldon Station Power Plant

Lauren Kolojejchick-Kotch, laurenk@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2100
or John Crabtree, johnc@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2100

06/17/2015 Stronger Health Care Infrastructure & Healthier Nebraskans: Medicaid Expansion in Nebraska - Center for Rural Affairs report examines economic and income issues of expanding Medicaid

Jon Bailey, jonb@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1013
or John Crabtree, johnc@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1010

06/08/2015 Santee Garden and Market Project Is Up and Growing - Unci Maka (GrandMother Earth) Public Market Open House June 20

Veronica Erenberg, veronicae@cfra.org, Phone: (267) 679-1251
Elisha Smith, elishas@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2100

06/05/2015 Marketing Expert to Present at Local Seminars - How to SQUEEZE MORE Out of Your MARKETING

Monica Braun, monicab@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 643-2673
or Elisha Smith, elishas@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2100

06/04/2015 Saving Families from the Financial Ledge: Medicaid Expansion in Nebraska - Center for Rural Affairs report examines economic and income issues of expanding Medicaid

Jon Bailey, jonb@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1013
or John Crabtree, johnc@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1010

06/03/2015 Time to Reform Crop Insurance - Center for Rural Affairs launches crop insurance reform initiative

Traci Bruckner, tracib@cfra.org,  (402) 687-2100
John Crabtree, johnc@cfra.org, (402) 687-2100

05/27/2015 Revised Clean Water Rule Released - Center for Rural Affairs encouraged by improvements

 John Crabtree, johnc@cfra.org, Center for Rural Affairs, Phone: (402) 687- 2103 ext. 1010, or (563) 581-2867

05/18/2015 Pender Workshop for Women Farmland Owners/Managers June 10 - FREE program focusing on conservation and land management for female landowners

Virginia Meyer, Center for Rural Affairs, virginiam@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2100
or Elisha Smith, Center for Rural Affairs, elishas@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2100

05/12/2015 Giving Landowners the Power - Report examines democratic approach for assembling transmission corridors

Johnathan Hladik, johnathanh@cfra.org or 402-687-2103 ext. 1028
John Crabtree, johnc@cfra.org or 402-687-2103 ext. 1010
 

05/11/2015 Center for Rural Affairs Sponsors Good Living Tour - Lyons-based nonprofit partners with Hear Nebraska’s ambitious 9-city oral history/concert series project

Adrew Norman, Hear Nebraska, 402-216-1354, andrewn@hearnebraska.org
Elisha Smith, Center for Rural Affairs 402-687-2100, elishas@cfra.org

05/04/2015 Center for Rural Affairs Celebrates Opening of Dyersville, Iowa Office - Center encourages public to attend open house on May 20

Stephanie Enloe, stephaniee@cfra.org, Phone: (563) 875-0066
John Crabtree, johnc@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1010

04/22/2015 Unicameral Supports Wind Development - Center for Rural Affairs applauds passage of LB 423

Virginia Meyer, virginiam@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2100
or John Crabtree, Center for Rural Affairs, johnc@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2100
 

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