Public hearings scheduled on Medicaid issue

October 3, 2018

Nebraska voters will have the chance to learn more about an upcoming Medicaid expansion ballot measure at public hearings throughout the state.

Secretary of State John Gale announced the hearings in each of Nebraska’s three congressional districts.

One hearing will take place at the Omaha Public Schools Administration Building on Oct. 11. Another is scheduled at the state Capitol on Oct. 16. A third will be at College Park of Grand Island Theater Room on Oct. 30. All hearings begin at 6 p.m.

In addition to the hearings, the Secretary of State is responsible for printing and distributing written materials about the initiative measure. Pamphlets will be made available through county election offices, as well as the Secretary of State’s office.

Gale said the pamphlets will be issued in the coming weeks. In addition, a copy will be published on the Secretary of State’s website: sos.ne.gov.

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