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Libertarian State Senator in Nebraska Pushes Occupational Licensing Reform
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Libertarian State Senator in Nebraska Pushes Occupational Licensing Reform

LINCOLN, Nebraska, July 6, 2017 – Laura Ebke made news in 2016 when she became the Libertarian Party’s first state senator, switching parties as a member of Nebraska’s nonpartisan unicameral state legislature. Since then, she has helped passed a ballot access reform bill that ensured the Libertarian Party’s continuing recognized […]

Rep. Justin Amash Was the Only Republican to Vote Against ‘Kate’s Law’
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Rep. Justin Amash Was the Only Republican to Vote Against ‘Kate’s Law’

WASHINGTON, July 6, 2017 – Rep. Justin Amash, R-Michigan, the only current member of Congress who doesn’t mind being identified as a “libertarian” without qualification, was the sole Republican member of the House to vote against the controversial “Kate’s Law” on June 29. The bill would seek to impose harsh financial […]

Austin Petersen Declares Intent to Run as a Republican for U.S. Senate Seat in Missouri
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Austin Petersen Declares Intent to Run as a Republican for U.S. Senate Seat in Missouri

Austin Petersen, the distant runner-up to Gov. Gary Johnson for the 2016 Libertarian presidential nomination, has announced he is running in the Republican primary for U.S. Senate in Missouri. The move was met with a fair degree of mockery from Libertarians, including party chair Nicholas Sarwark. During his campaign for the […]