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The State Legislature has been in all-day committee hearings for a month now, quickly moving through the 700-plus legislative bills and constitutional amendment resolutions introduced during the first 10 days of the session.

To provide another snapshot the NCC’s daily activities, I’d like to highlight last week’s legislation we lobbied during the committee hearing process. The issues ran the spectrum of Catholic social teaching.

Catholics at the Capitol Online Series
This year, we are offering three ONLINE events in lieu of our annual in-person event. You will find information and a registration link for each event below.

Feel free to attend one or all three online events, but you will need to fill out a separate registration for each event. Each will have unique guest speakers, and registration for any event will come with an NCC Advocacy Kit.

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NCC and Diocese of Lincoln Expand Pro-Life Efforts
The NCC is excited to announce that we have hired Paige Brown to fill the newly created position of Statewide Pro-Life Activities Coordinator.

As statewide pro-life activities coordinator, Paige will build on the great work of former pro-life staff members Greg Schleppenbach, Tom Venzor and Jeff Kanger, according to the NCC. The new coordinator also will complement the work of associate director for Pro-Life and Family Policy, Marion Miner.

Paige received her undergraduate degree in political science from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2018.

As a university student, Paige was president of UNL Students for Life and received the Students for Life of America Wilberforce Leadership Fellowship.

Upon graduation, she worked as administrative aide and committee clerk for State Senator Mike Hilgers in the Nebraska Legislature.

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