Opinion

Straight talk from Steve

One bill that is advancing in the State Legislature this year that affects folks living in Western Nebraska is LB 1055. LB 1055 is a bill that pertains to voting by mail. Many people living in Western Nebraska have found it convenient to vote by mail, rather than in person. So far, Garden County and Morrill County are the only two counties in Nebraska that have used this method of voting. The State of Oregon uses it state-wide.

Capitol View

A recent poll shows that 73 percent of Americans favor the Equal Rights Amendment. Why, then, is Nebraska joining a handful of states seeking to stop Congress from acting on it?

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