Unicameral District 8

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Unicameral District 8 Blog

  • Letter to Attorney General Hilgers on Healthcare Privacy
    My colleagues and I have urged Nebraska Attorney General Mike Hilgers to clarify his stance on reproductive healthcare privacy and medical autonomy, in response the to AG’s recent efforts to oppose the Department of Health and Human Services HIPPA Privacy Rule that would protect patients.   Read our full letter below that address our crucial … Read more
  • Conflict of Interest Complaint Against Sen. Hunt for Supporting Trans Rights
    Dear friends and neighbors, Today I was informed by the Nebraska Accountability and Disclosure Commission (NADC) that because of a complaint filed by David Begley, I am under official investigation for a conflict of interest for having a trans child and voting against LB574. My colleagues stood up offering me their kind words and disapproval of this … Read more
  • Action Alert – Support Trans Kids
    Dear friends and neighbors, LB 574, a bill that would prohibit healthcare providers from providing gender-affirming care to children, will be heard in the Health and Human Services Committee on February 8th. Children’s Hospital, an organization that has previously been so vocal in supporting LGBTQIA+ kids, has decided to take no position on the bill. Please consider signing … Read more
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    January 25th, 2023 Dear friends and neighbors, A lot has happened in the first 15 days of the 2023 legislative session. The first of which is that we have moved offices to the 12th floor. To visit my office, you’ll have to schedule a meeting or call (402) 471-2722 to be escorted up since the elevators require an … Read more
  • Legislative Rules Hearing – Thursday
    Dear friends and neighbors, At the start of each biennium, before the Legislature can begin our work to address issues to move our state forward, we must first agree upon internal rules to govern our legislative session. This is a point of contention this year, as the new conservative supermajority has signaled their intentions to … Read more
  • Welcome
    Thank you for visiting my website. It is an honor to represent the people of the 8th legislative district in the Nebraska Unicameral Legislature. You’ll find my contact information on the right side of this page, as well as a list of the bills I’ve introduced this session and the committees on which I serve. … Read more
  • Protect Our Unique Nonpartisan Legislature
    Dear friends and neighbors, Failed Trump-supported Gubernatorial candidate Charles Herbster’s new political action committee is leading the highly partisan effort to scrap a fundamental pillar of our nonpartisan Unicameral: the unique system of electing committee chairs by secret ballot. Secret ballots allow lawmakers to base their votes on their own convictions and the needs of their … Read more
  • Senator Megan Hunt Selected for Prestigious CSG Henry Toll Fellowship
    July 7, 2022 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Blair Hess, Director of Communications, CSG bhess@csg.org Cassy Ross, Communications Director, Sen. Hunt cross@leg.ne.gov   Senator Megan Hunt Selected for Prestigious CSG Henry Toll Fellowship Forty-eight state leaders were chosen for the annual leadership development program   LEXINGTON, Ky. — The Council of State Governments has announced … Read more
  • Menstrual Hygiene Product Drive
    Menstrual Hygiene Product Drive May 23rd – May 30th  FiveNine – 6105 Maple Street, Omaha Join my friends and me at Access Period in alleviating period poverty, which is the lack of access to sanitary products, toilets, menstrual hygiene education, and/or waste management. Lack of access to these period supplies is closely tied to poverty … Read more
  • NOISE – Sen. Megan Hunt on the Future of Abortion Access in Nebraska
    Rally at Omaha City Hall on May 3 in support of abortion rights organized by ACLU of Nebraska, Planned Parenthood, I Be Black Girl and the Women’s Fund. Photo credit: Lyndsay Dunn NOISE BY. SEN. MEGAN HUNT, LD-8 On May 2, in a truly unprecedented event, a draft decision on the Dobbs v. Jackson U.S. Supreme Court … Read more

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