Weekly Columns

  • 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