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Common Cause Nebraska Releases 2020 State Lobbying Activity Report

Today, Common Cause Nebraska released its annual report detailing the state’s lobbying activity. The report, “Lobbyist Spending: Nebraska’s Other Pandemic Thrives During COVID-19,” found that while gross lobbying expenditures dropped in 2020, lobbyist compensation increased for more than half of the state’s top ten firms.

Council wants public input on new bid process for TIF money

New TIF rules could mean less oversight, says Jack Gould of Common Cause Nebraska.

OPPD Earns Praise for Restarting CEO Search

Jack Gould of Common Cause Nebraska weighs in on accusations that OPPD violated state open meetings and public records laws.

School boards back bill to OK more closed meetings, while media groups oppose it

Bill proposes moving more public meetings behind closed doors. Common Cause and Nebraska's media opposed the measure.

Ricketts' office: Staff shouldn't use personal email for work

Common Cause Nebraska weighs in on Governor Ricketts use of personal email for state business

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