A chance to connect with Congressman Lee Terry

A chance to connect with Congressman Lee Terry

Congressman Lee TerryThe Omaha Young Republicans encourage you to take the opportunity to connect with your representatives in meetings across Omaha & the Metro area.  Congressman Lee Terry, will be hosting meetings in the area during the Congressional Recess.  The town hall format is a great way for you to communicate your concerns.  Congressman Lee Terry looks forward to hearing from you and discussing the issues facing our country. link

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Omaha Election Helps to Shrink Bloomberg Group

The Bloomberg gun control group, Mayors Against Illegal Guns (MAIG), appears to have problems with decreasing membership.  There are several contributing factors, like the recent blunder of MAIG demonstrators reading a list of gun violence “victims”.  This list including at least 10 murder suspects who were killed by police.  Most notably, Boston bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev was on the list, sparking widespread condemnation and anger. (read more)

Omaha Votes

On a local level, Omaha voters decided to reduce Nebraska's membership to MAIG by one member, Jim Suttle, on May 14th, 2013.  Buzzfeed reports this has been a noticeable trend across the nation.  Due to resignations and lost elections, Bloomberg's MAIG is finding it harder to keep its membership numbers up.

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Don Walton: Nebraska YR’s win Award

Young Republican National FederationDon Walton of the Lincoln Journal Star mentions the Nebraska Federation of Young Republicans winning the State Federation of the Year Award at the 2013 Young Republican National Convention.  This is a big honor for our YR's, they receive recognition for their dedication and hard work.

Check out the Article: journalstar.com/news/state-and-regional/federal-politics/don-walton-waiting-for-shoes-to-fall/article_0e7a040b-b740-5d5a-8d60-91a96664c48b.html

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Nebraska Young Republicans Honored as Federation of the Year at National Convention

(Omaha, NE)  This week, the Nebraska Federation of Young Republicans returned home from a successful Young Republican National Convention in which Nebraska was honored as the State Federation of the Year. Forty-four states sent delegations to Mobile, Alabama from July 10th – 14th to discuss important issues facing the nation and elect a new National leadership team.

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Courtney Ruwe elected YRNF Midwest Regional Director

Courtney Ruwe elected YRNF Midwest Regional DirectorWe are proud to announce that Courtney Ruwe, the National Committeewoman for the Nebraska YR's, was elected as ‪YRNF‬ Midwest Regional Director during the 2013 Young Republican National Convention.

Courtney is a solid choice, we know she'll continue to strengthen the YR's in our region. She has a strong track record of successfully taking on challenges, Courtney has helped to increase at-large Nebraska YR membership and has worked in several statewide and local elections. She was a critical member on the YRNF Omaha 2012 Board, responsible for managing the events during the highly successful National meeting.