Center News Releases

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Release Date Contact(s)
10/22/2013 Center for Rural Affairs launches Affordable Care Act Resources

Jon Bailey, jonb@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1013

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

10/16/2013 Affordable Care Act to be discussed in Norfolk and Stanton

Jon Bailey, jonb@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1013

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

10/16/2013 CENTER FOR RURAL AFFAIRS RECEIVES $30,000 GRANT FROM NEWMAN’S OWN FOUNDATION

Kathie Starkweather, kathies@cfra.org, Center for Rural Affairs, Phone: (402) 617-7946

or Elisha Smith, elishas@cfra.org, Center for Rural Affairs, Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1007 

10/11/2013 Local Business Tour to Highlight Columbus’s Vibrant Community

Adele Phillips, adelep@cfra.org, Center for Rural Affairs, (402) 687-2103 ext. 1022

or Elisha Smith, elishas@cfra.org, Center for Rural Affairs, (402) 687-2103 ext. 1007

10/11/2013 NPPD rejects investment in wind

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

10/11/2013 Rural Leaders urge NPPD wind investment

 Lu Nelsen, lucasn@cfra.org(402) 687-2103 ext 1017

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

10/07/2013 Affordable Care Act to be discussed in Ashland

Jon Bailey, jonb@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1013

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

10/02/2013 Taxes Should Protect the “Good Life” in Nebraska

Jon Bailey, jonb@cfra.org, (402) 687-2100 ext. 1013

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

10/01/2013 Health Insurance Marketplaces open for Business

Jon Bailey, jonb@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1013

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

09/30/2013 Conservation Stewardship Program to reach 63 million acres nationally

Traci Bruckner tracib@cfra.org or (402) 360-2109 (cell) or (402) 687-2103, Ext. 1016

or John Crabtree johnc@cfra.org or (402) 687-2103, Ext. 1010 or (563) 581-2867 (cell)

09/27/2013 Tax Structure Should Protect the “Good Life” in Nebraska

Jon Bailey, jonb@cfra.org, (402) 687-2100, 
or John Crabtree, johnc@cfra.org, (402) 687-2103 ext 1010 

09/26/2013 USDA Data Shows Need For National Sodsaver Provision

 Traci Bruckner tracib@cfra.org or (402) 687-2103, Ext. 1016

or John Crabtree johnc@cfra.org or (402) 687-2103, Ext. 1010

09/24/2013 Landowners and Community Members Encouraged to Attend Community Discussion Night

Virginia Meyer, virginiam@cfra.org, Center for Rural Affairs, (402) 687-2103 ext. 1014

or Elisha Smith, elishas@cfra.org, Center for Rural Affairs, (402) 687-2103 ext. 1007 

09/24/2013 POCATELLO COMMUNITY LEADERS SPEAK OUT FOR BOLD CLIMATE CHANGE ACTION

Johnathan Hladik, johnathanh@cfra.org, (402) 687-2103 ext. 1022;

or, John Crabtree johnc@cfra.org or (402) 687-2103, Ext. 1010

09/24/2013 Center for Rural Affairs urges Rejection of Keystone XL Pipeline

John Crabtree, Center for Rural Affairs, johnc@cfra.org, (402) 687-2103 ext. 1010

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