Charlyne Berens

Charlyne Berens

Charlyne Berens, of Lincoln, is the author of two books about the Unicameral: “One House” and “Power to the People.” She is professor emeritus at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications.


Our nonpartisan, one-house Legislature isn’t broken, so why fix it?

By: - March 3, 2023

For almost 90 years, Nebraska’s one-house, nonpartisan Legislature has served this state and its people well. The current proposal, Legislative Resolution 2CA, to return to a two-house, partisan body would expand the size and complexity of our Legislature with little or no benefit to the people Although far from perfect, our current system has done […]