2024 NCHEA Legislative Day

The space available for the 2024 NCHEA Legislative Day is now filled up! If you have not already signed up, there will not be room for you in Room 1113. As a result, the event is now closed for additional attendees. We do not want you to arrive and find there is no space for you.

Please come next year!

The information below is now for information only about the event.  You will not be able to sign up.

2024 NCHEA Legislative Day

Wednesday, February 7, 2024 


Nebraska Christian Home Educators Association (NCHEA) invites you (families and CO-OPs) to join us for our annual Legislative Day on Wednesday, February 7th, 2024, at the Nebraska State Capitol from 8:30 am – noon

The annual Legislative Day at the Nebraska Capitol is hosted by NCHEA and is open to homeschooling families, co-ops, and other home education groups.  This family-friendly free event has speakers from NCHEA, HSLDA, our state legislature, the judicial branch, and executive branch explaining their roles in government and speaking on issues relevant to home education in Nebraska.  Included is an opportunity to sit in the balcony of the senate floor and be recognized by the senate while they are in session.  It is also a good day to take a tour of the capitol and meet your state senator.


8:30 AM     

    • Check-in begins at the Capitol at the NCHEA table near the Information Desk, lower level, 1st floor.


9:00 – 9:25 Gather in the Norris Chamber Gallery

    • Watch Legislative Debate and be Recognized by Senators


9:30 – 12:00   NCHEA Legislative Day Program – Room 1113

   Schedule of Speakers:

    • 9:30-9:45: David Lostroh, LB1027; and David Sponskowski, School Choice
    • 9:45-10:05: Kevin Boden, HSLDA Staff Attorney for Nebraska
    • 10:05-10:20: “How a Bill Becomes Law”, Marcia McClurg, Revisor of Statutes, and Loguen Blazek, Revisor.
    • 10:20-10:30: The Honorable Beau Ballard – Senator, District 21
    • 10:30-10:45: Break
    • 10:45-11:00: The Honorable Jim Pillen, Governor of the State of Nebraska
    • 11:00-11:10: The Honorable Colleen Byelick, Chief Deputy, General Counsel for the Secretary of State’s Office.
    • 11:10-11:20: The Honorable Mike Hilgers, Attorney General
    • 11:20-11:30: The Honorable Mike Foley, Auditor of Public Accounts
    • 11:30-11:37: The Honorable Robert Clements – Senator, District 2
    • 11:37-11:44: The Honorable Dave Murman – Senator, District 38
    • 11:44-11:51: The Honorable Loren Lippincott – Senator, District 34
    • 11:51-12:00: The Honorable To Be Determined, Justice, NE Supreme Court

Lunch: On your own. The Capitol Dining Room is open from 7:30 am – 2:30 pm.