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Four Petition Initiatives May Be On 2022 Ballot

By Gordon HopkinsFour possible initiatives may be on the ballot in the 2022 midterm election.Thursday, July 7, was the deadline to submit petition signatures. There were originally 16 petitions being circulated for the 2022 election. As of now, it appears that two have qualified and another two are in the middle of a court battle to determine eligibility.Nebraska is one of 24 states that allow citizens to initiate legislation through the petition process. The petition process can be a powerful tool for bypassing the state government when an initiative is popular with voters but not necessarily with those in power. In recent years, both casin...

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