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A Closer Look At Nebraska Ballot Initiatives 432 and 433

Clip art of two rows of three white ballot boxes against a red background
Meg Kelly
Ballot Initiative 432 proposes the requirement of valid photographic identification to vote, while Initiative 433 would incrementally raise Nebraska's minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2026.

Today’s show is an in-depth look at two initiatives on this year’s ballot.

First, Maria Corpuz talks with Senator Terrell McKinney about Initiative 433, which would incrementally increase the state’s minimum wage from $9 to $15 by 2026.

Then Tom Knoblauch talks with Heather Engdahl, director of voting rights at Civic Nebraska, about Initiative 432, which would require voters to present valid photo identification to cast their ballots.

Courtney is back in her hometown after graduating from the University of Kansas in 2019 with degrees in journalism and film. While at KU, she was the arts and culture editor of the University Daily Kansan and had a summer internship at KCUR, Kansas City's NPR member station. She has three pet rats and has seen almost every Audrey Hepburn movie.