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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving Nebraska Newsletter for Sunday September 29, 2019 ( 8 items )  

Founder of Program for Children With Mobility Issues to Talk at UNMC
OMAHA, Nebraska, Sept. 24 -- The University of Nebraska Medical Center issued the following news release: James C. (Cole) Galloway, Ph.D., founder of GoBabyGo!, will be in Omaha on Sept. 27-28 for a presentation and to take part in a GoBabyGo! build at the Munroe-Meyer Institute on the University of Nebraska Medical Center campus. The GoBabyGo! program helps children with physical and developmental delays move and explore the world. The program's most popular project - modified ride-on cars -   more

National Corn Growers Association: Chrisp Reflects on Time as President, Keeps an Eye on the Future
ST. LOUIS, Missouri, Sept. 24 -- The National Corn Growers Association issued the following news: As the fiscal year comes to an end, the National Corn Growers Association's Corn Board prepares to seat new members and officers on October 1. When the 2019 Executive Committee steps down, NCGA President Lynn Chrisp, of Hastings, Nebraska, will move into the role of chairman, passing the role of president to current NCGA First Vice President Kevin Ross. The Off the Cob podcast series caught up wit  more

National Corn Growers Association: Trade And Biofuels Offer Solution for Weak AG Economy
ST. LOUIS, Missouri, Sept. 25 -- The National Corn Growers Association issued the following news: Earlier this week, NCGA attended the Ag Outlook Forum in Kansas, City. Guests, including NCGA manager of Market Development, Michael Granche, traveled from Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, and Nebraska to hear from esteemed speakers on the health of the U.S. agricultural economy, the trade war, and what potential challenges and opportunities lay ahead for the industry. Speakers included; Kansas Senator Jer  more

Nebraska Farm Bureau Issues Statement on U.S.-Japan Trade Deal
LINCOLN, Nebraska, Sept. 26 -- Nebraska Farm Bureau issued the following statement by President Steve Nelson on the trade deal with Japan: "Today's announced trade deal between the United States and Japan is great news for Nebraska's farm and ranch families. From the beginning of the Trump administration, Nebraska Farm Bureau (NEFB) has strongly urged the President to work to finalize an agreement with Japan so that Nebraska agriculture would not be left behind following the decision to pull ou  more

New Chick-fil-A College Football Hall of Fame Content Series 'Lessons From Legends' Celebrates CFB150
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 24 -- The National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame issued the following news release: * * * - New series features and honors five Hall of Fame inductees starting on September 27. * * * To celebrate the 150th anniversary of college football (CFB150), The Chick-fil-A College Football Hall of Fame is premiering a new digital content series: "Lessons from Legends." The five-episode series will share intimate interviews with College Football Hall of Fame induc  more

University of Nebraska Medical Center: $1.67 Million Grant to Establish Nurse Practitioner Residency Program
OMAHA, Nebraska, Sept. 25 -- The University of Nebraska Medical Center issued the following news release: The University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing has received a four-year, $1.67 million grant to launch a residency program for recently graduated nurse practitioners in rural and underserved areas. Just as physicians and other health professionals participate in residency training - on-the-job training after graduation -- so will some nurse practitioners in Nebraska. Residenc  more

University of Nebraska Medical Center: $11.8 Million Grant Funds Continued Discovery on Staphylococcus Infections
OMAHA, Nebraska, Sept. 23 -- The University of Nebraska Medical Center issued the following news release: The University of Nebraska Medical Center has received $11.8 million over five years to continue research on four projects targeting one of the most difficult to treat infections - those caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). The cumulative total of the grant, which was first funded in 2009 by the National Institutes of Health National Institute of Allergy and Infecti  more

University of Nebraska Medical Center: Daniel Anderson, M.D., Ph.D., Named Chief of Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
OMAHA, Nebraska, Sept. 26 -- The University of Nebraska Medical Center issued the following news release: After a national search and serving more than a year as interim, Daniel Anderson, M.D., Ph.D., has been named chief of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine in the University of Nebraska Medical Center Department of Internal Medicine. He also is a member of the physician leadership team for Nebraska Medicine's Heart and Vascular Center clinical program. "It is a privilege to be chief for  more