News

Signature gatherers making final push to expand Medicaid

Groups across Nebraska are working to gather enough signatures by the state’s July 6 deadline to put Medicaid expansion onto the November ballot. 

Jordan Rasmussen, a policy associate with the Center for Rural Affairs, says if approved by voters, some 90,000 Nebraskans could finally access health coverage.

A signature of support for a healthier Nebraska

Everyone should be able to see a doctor when they need to. But too many Nebraskans can’t get coverage right now. That’s why I signed the petition to let Nebraskans vote this fall to help our neighbors who struggle to make ends meet afford health coverage through Medicaid.

Staff Spotlight: Meet Cody Smith, our newest rural advocate

“Rural advocate.” This term took much too long for me to discover. I joined the Center for Rural Affairs team last month, and since then, the phrase has really caught my eye – I’ve seen it around the office, on the Center’s website, and all over Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. It took a while to figure out why I found the slogan so intriguing, but I think I’ve finally found the answer.

Pages

Get the Newsletter