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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving Nebraska Newsletter for Sunday July 28, 2019 ( 4 items )  

Consumer Reports: Nebraska Attorney General's Lawsuit Against Hilton Shows How Travelers Can Be Harmed by Deceptive and Costly Resort Fees
WASHINGTON, July 24 -- Consumer Reports issued the following news release: * * * - Hotels should be required to disclose all fees up front so consumers know true cost * * * A lawsuit filed by Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson against Hilton, demonstrates how consumers can often end up paying more than they expect when staying at the hotel chain. The lawsuit charges that Hilton hides the real cost of booking a room at the hotel by charging resort fees that aren't clearly disclosed by t  more

Leadership Conference on Human Rights Issues Statement on Confirmation of Buescher to Nebraska District Court
WASHINGTON, July 24 -- The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights issued the following statement Kristine Lucius, executive vice president for policy and government affairs, on the confirmation of Brian Buescher to the Nebraska District Court: * * * - More nominees advance after passing partisan loyalty test * * * "Brian Buescher's bias against women and the LGBTQ community should have disqualified him from a lifetime position on the bench. "But, unfazed by his record, the Senate m  more

University of Nebraska Medical Center Receives $3.7 Million Grant to Address Shortage of Geriatricians
OMAHA, Nebraska, July 22 -- The University of Nebraska Medical Center issued the following news release: One way to solve a looming estimated shortage of 27,000 geriatricians - physicians who specialize in care of older adults - is to expand the access of primary care professionals to resources that assist them in addressing the unique and complex health issues of older adults. The U.S. Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA) estimates a need for 33,200 geriatricians in the U.S. by 202  more

University of Nebraska Medical Center to Hold Graduation Ceremony for 12 Step-up Participants
OMAHA, Nebraska, July 24 -- The University of Nebraska Medical Center issued the following news release: The University of Nebraska Medical Center will hold a graduation ceremony from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on July 31 for the 12 interns who have been working at UNMC this summer as part of the Step-Up Omaha! Program. The graduation ceremony will be held in the Linder Reading Room on the second floor of the Sorrell Center, which is located at 42nd and Emile streets. The Step-Up program - Summer Train  more