Press Releases

Nebraska Democrats holding Block Captain Trainings Statewide

The Nebraska Democratic Party has created and expanded on our Block Captain Program. Block Captains are responsible for connecting with 50 voters in their community to elect Democrats up and down the ballot. We currently have over 500 block captains across the state The Nebraska Democratic Party is hosting trainings in five different locations to […]

Nebraska Democratic Party’s Statement on Judge Kavanaugh being nominated to the Supreme Court

“Judge Kavanaugh has extreme views on women’s reproductive rights and the law providing millions of Americans healthcare, including those of us with pre-existing conditions. Kavanaugh was pushed by right wing ideologues and big corporations who care about their wealth above all else and he will serve as a rubber stamp for Trumps’ extreme policies. Most […]

Statement from Sen. Bob Krist on Medicaid Expansion

Sen. Bob Krist, candidate for Nebraska Governor, issued the following statement today regarding Medicaid expansion on the November ballot. “Unlike my opponent, Gov. Ricketts, I fully support and will vote ‘YES’ to provide healthcare to over 90,000 hard-working vulnerable Nebraskans who are currently unable to afford healthcare of their own.” “The expansion of Medicaid makes […]

Nebraska Democratic Party’s Response to the Vandalism at the Nebraska Republican Party’s office

Last night the Nebraska Republican Party office was vandalized. In response the Nebraska Democratic Party has released the following statement. “We understand how frightening it is right now to be working in politics where people are resorting to violence, racism, and other divisive rhetoric. Our workplaces and homes are meant to be safe places where […]

Statement from Sens. Krist and Walz on Maryland Newspaper Shooting

Sen. Bob Krist, candidate for Nebraska Governor, and Sen. Lynne Walz, candidate for Lt. Governor, issued the following statement today regarding yesterday’s shooting at a Maryland newspaper. “Freedom is not free. Tragically we are reminded of that today as we mourn the violent deaths of five employees of the Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland […]