The League of Women Voters of Nebraska’s annual Legislative Day takes place from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20. All-day tickets are $30; lunch-only tickets are $20; morning-only tickets are $10. Tickets are open to anyone interested in participating. Visit www.lwv-ne.org to register.
Legislative Day activities include talks on the legislative process and legislative priorities; a Unicameral tour; and a luncheon at the Governor’s Mansion. The featured luncheon speaker will be State Sen. Burke Harr (Omaha/LD 8), who will talk about nonpartisan redistricting and its importance. The morning sessions will feature talks by State Sens. Tony Vargas of Omaha, Justin Wayne of Omaha and Sue Crawford of Bellevue.
The full schedule is below. Contact 402-475-1411 or firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
at the State Capitol and Governor’s Mansion
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Featured luncheon speaker: Senator Burke Harr, Legislative District 8
“Nebraska Legislature: LB216 Redistricting Act”
8:30 to 9: Registration and Refreshments, Room 1023, State Capitol
9:00 to 10:15 : The Legislative process; LWVNE & Senators’ Legislative priorities
Senator Tony Vargas on Voter Registration Reform
Senator Justin Wayne on Election Laws
Senator Sue Crawford on Family Medical Leave
10:15 to 11:50: Visit with senators, observe Unicameral in session, tour Capitol
11:50 to 1: Luncheon (pork tenderloin medallions; vegetarian option available) at the Governor’s Mansion