ARTSPLASH WILL HELD ONCE AGAIN AT GRANDVIEW PARK THIS YEAR. ERIN WEBER-DREESZEN OF THE ART CENTER SAYS 80 ARTISTS WILL PRESENT THEIR WORK AT ARTSPLASH THIS YEAR, AND THERE WILL BE A FULL LINEUP OF ENTERTAINMENT AS WELL:
WEBER-DREESZEN SAYS THOSE 80 ARTISTS WERE CHOSEN FROM 130 APPLICANTS, AND WILL DISPLAY A VARIETY OF ART WORK:
THE FESTIVAL IS SEEKING VOLUNTEERS TO HELP WITH THE EVENT, AND WILL HOLD A TRAINING SESSION NEXT THURSDAY, AUGUST 23RD, AT THE ART CENTER AT 630PM.
ARTSPLASH RUNS FRIDAY, AUGUST 31ST, THROUGH SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 2ND, AT GRANDVIEW PARK.
Governor Dave Heineman says Nebraska will host a series of informal public meetings to collect input on the state's effort to establish a health insurance exchange, a requirement of the federal health care law.
The last of those meetings will take place in South Sioux City on September 12th
Heineman announced the meetings as the state prepares a blueprint for a health exchange that is due to the federal government on November 16th. The exchanges are online markets in which consumers and small businesses can shop for health insurance.
Heineman, who opposes the health care law, says the meetings will focus specifically on health exchanges, but not on any proposals to extend Medicaid coverage to more residents.
The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that the federal government cannot penalize states that choose not to expand Medicaid as required in the federal law.