Gov. Pillen Issues Statement Following Submission of Signatures by “Support Our Schools” Nebraska

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Last week the political committee "support our schools" turned in over 117,000 signatures to the secretary of state's office hoping to bring Nebraska’s newly passed school choice law to a vote of the people. 

Governor Jim Pillen a strong supporter of the legislation issued a statement over the weekend to those attempting to block it.

"We should not be fighting this fight. With the support of the Legislature, I provided the largest funding increase in the State’s history for public education. If this initiative makes it onto the 2024 ballot, I can promise you the fight will not be over. I have confidence in education, both public and private. I will continue to make sure each student in Nebraska has the educational freedom to choose where they want to attend school. We will never give up on our kids.”