Presidential Practice Caucus

In preparation for the upcoming Nebraska Presidentail Caucus on March 5th, on December 5th at the NDP state central committee the Working Families Caucus joined with several other caucuses and participated in a Presidential Practice Caucus.  Participants caucused for either the Nebraska Cornhuskers, Creighton Bluejays, or the Nebraska Cornhuskers.

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NDP State Central Committee Opposes Fast Track Authority

LINCOLN– The Nebraska Democratic Party State Central Committee, on Saturday, June 20th, agreed with the Working Families Caucus to oppose the Fast Track Legislation pending before Congress. The Nebraska Democratic Party opposes the Trans Pacific Partnership Trade Agreement and any similar trade agreements that weakens or reduces workers’ wages/benefits, protections, American jobs, and reduces environmental …

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June Meeting Notes

Working Families Caucus – June 20, 2015 LaVista-Papillion High School, Papillion, NE      Phil Montag called the meeting to order. Phil inquired if we would like to have a Working Family Blog? The answer was yes. What would we like to include in the blog? Discussion on the format and who would monitor it. …

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Solidary Canvass for Lincoln City Elections a Big Success!

On May 3rd, 2015, two days before the Lincoln city elections the NDP Working Families Caucus partnered with the NDP Women’s Caucus, the Young Democrats, the Lincoln Central Labor Union, IBEW Local 265, IAFF Local 644, and other Labor leaders for a canvass in support of Chris Beutler, Patte Newman, and Meg Mikolajczyk. Angela Amack …

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March Meeting Notes

                                   Working Families Caucus – March 7, 2015                                    Metro Community College, Fremont, Nebraska Phil Montag called the meeting to order.   Fifteen were present.   Introductions were made by the group and members explained their concerns or why they were attending. LB 288 – Harr, Johnson, McCallister sponsoring. There will a hearing in Rm 1510 on …

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December Meeting Notes

Working Families Caucus – December 13, 2014 Metro Community College, South Omaha Campus, Omaha, Nebraska The group gathered, nominated and elected Phil Montag as our new Chair. The meeting began with Phil asking if there were any issues we needed to address. Joe Higgins brought to the floor the issue of Maureen Nickels election. We …

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