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Heineman Enters Final Year

Heineman Enters Final Year

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Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman delivered his last State of the State address to lawmakers this week. Heineman will leave the Governor’s office at the end of the year as he completes his second four year term.

Whether he is a lame duck, and won’t be as influential remains to be seen. Senator Tyson Larson of O’Neill…

 

Larson says some Senators may want to challenge the Governor on policy issues this year…

 

At least four state senators are running for the republican nomination for governor.

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