Local

Nebraska Farmers Union Disappointed With CFTC Nominee

Nebraska Farmers Union Disappointed With CFTC Nominee

 

Nebraska Farmers Union leaders are disappointed the President has nominated Sharon Bowen to succeed Bart Chilton as Commodity Futures Trading Commissioner. President John Hansen says they’re disappointed Bowen has no agricultural background and if confirmed would replace someone with a wealth of agricultural experience.

Hansen says up to this point agriculture has been well represented on that very important commission.

Hansen says his group is sorry see Chilton leave as Commodity Future’s Trading Commissioner, that he has done a great job and will be missed. Nominee Bowen, a New York Lawyer facing confirmation by the U.S.Senate.

Recent Headlines

in Local

Iowa Lawmakers Work Ahead of Holiday

Iowa state capital 2

Iowa lawmakers got an extra early start to this Memorial Day weekend.

in Local

Nebraska Lawmakers Vote to Allow Illegal Children to Have Licences

nebraska-state-capital

State lawmakers have moved to end Nebraska's status as the only state left that denies driver's licenses to the children of illegal immigrants.

in Local

Nebraska Governor Please with Spending Plan

money one hundred dollar bill

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts is pleased with the $8.6 billion spending plan for the next two years.

in National

Making headlines this week

AP95041159581_28

A look at some of the big stories that made headlines this week and the headlines you may have missed.

in National

WATCH: The history of Memorial Day

23-overlay3

This All-American holiday took a long and winding road to become an annual tradition.