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Helping Nebraska’s Small Businesses

As a successful small business owner for the past 30+ years, I know the stifling impact that overregulation can have on a business – it eats up valuable time, it diverts financial resources away from opportunities to hire more people or increase wages, and it increases overhead that ultimately raises

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Supporting Nebraska’s Military Veterans

As I travel Southeastern Nebraska, I love visiting with our local military Veterans who have so valiantly served our nation. I learned early in life the importance of military service, my dad Orville served in the U.S. Army and my maternal uncles served in the U.S. Navy and U.S. Air

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Real Experience Matters

Nebraska is facing monumental issues: COVID-19; reopening our economy; long-term funding solution for schools; lowering property taxes; attracting new businesses, jobs and workers to our state – just to name a few. There’s simply too much at stake to bet the farm on someone fresh out of school with no

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Being Pro-Life

As a lifelong Christian, I’m proud to be strongly Pro-Life. My faith shapes my belief that we are each known and formed in the womb in the image of a loving God. Medical science and logical reason go hand-in-hand to reinforce these same views. I support Legislative Bill 814 which

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On Property Taxes

Operating a successful real estate business for the past 30 years has given me lots of real experience dealing with land. Helping families find their dream property and turn it into a home has been my mission for over three decades. Far too often, the outrageous cost of high property

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Frakes Should Return $58,000 Pay Raise

Earlier this year, Governor Ricketts announced that Director Scott Frakes, the head of Nebraska’s Department of Correctional Services would receive a $58,000 pay raise. His salary would increase 30% from $192,000 to $250,000 per year which is the highest of any state agency director under control of the Governor. Frakes’

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