Weekly Columns

  • Governor's Column: LB574 Protects Life and Love

    May 23, 2023

    The passage of LB574 marked an historic day for the state of Nebraska. This legislation, which had the support of 33 senators, sent a clear message that Nebraskans are united in providing protections for our children, born and unborn, so they may have brighter and promising future.

  • Governor's Column: Constitutional Carry is Just the Start

    April 26, 2023

    This week, I signed LB77 Constitutional Carry into Nebraska law. This bill fulfills the promise I made to voters to uphold our Second Amendment rights and the ability of all law-abiding Nebraskans to defend themselves.

  • Protecting Our Kids Is My Top Priority

    February 22, 2023

    We all agree that our kids are our future. In every community across our state, no matter the size, we all want the same thing – a better future for our kids than we had. Our highest priority is to protect our kids and their adolescent minds until they are old enough to discern and make their own decisions.

  • Governor's Weekly Column: Not Every Kid Needs a Mentor, But Every Kid Deserves One

    February 10, 2023

    Families, schools, and teachers do a lot to support Nebraska kids, but sometimes they need more. That is where mentors fill the gap. They provide guidance, a hand on the shoulder, a source of support, and more. Nebraska has many such programs. Unfortunately, the need for mentors far outnumbers those who are available.  

  • Every Kid Deserves School Choice

    February 03, 2023

    Every Nebraska kid should be given the opportunity to have their educational needs met, whether they live in Omaha or Scottsbluff. Every parent regardless of socio-economic status should have the ability to decide what is the best school to meet their child’s need.

  • Cut Taxes, Invest in Our Kids

    January 20, 2023

    LINCOLN, NE – Our current tax system fails Nebraskans and needs reform now. For too long, ... read more