May 2014 Meeting

Please plan to attend our next meeting on Thursday, May 1, 2014.

We are pleased to announce that we will have 2 guest speakers this month and they will all be doing a brief Q&A!

Our first speaker will be Nebraska Attorney General Candidate, Senator Pete Pirsch.

Pete Pirsch lives in Douglas County, and was born to a family that traces its rural roots in Nebraska back to farms near Tekamah and Herman. These two farms remain in Pete’s family today. Pete and his wife Lori have been …

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April 2014 Meeting

Please plan to attend our next meeting on Thursday, April 3, 2014.

We are pleased to announce that we will have 3 guest speakers this month and they will all be doing a brief Q&A!

Our first speaker will be Nebraska Governor Candidate, Pete Ricketts.

Born in Nebraska City and raised in Omaha, Pete is the son of an entrepreneur and a public school teacher.  Pete and his wife Susanne have been married for 16 years and live in Omaha with their three children, freshmen Roscoe and Margot and 7th grader …

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March 2014 Meeting

Please plan to attend our next meeting on Thursday, March 6, 2014.

We are pleased to announce that our Guest speaker this month is Nebraska Attorney General Candidate, Doug Peterson. Doug will be speaking and doing a Q&A!

Born and raised in Nebraska, Doug Peterson has been practicing law for almost 30 years.  Doug has experience in private practice as well as previously serving Nebraskans as a Deputy County Attorney in North Platte and serving as Nebraska’s Assistant Attorney General.

Doug is not a career politician.  He’s just …

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February 2014 Meeting

Please plan to attend our next meeting on Thursday, February 6, 2014.

We are pleased to announce that we will have two guest speakers this month and both will be doing a Q/A!

Our first speaker is Nebraska Governor Candidate State Auditor Mike Foley.

Mike currently serves the citizens of Nebraska as our Auditor of Public Accounts, having held that position since his election in 2006. He was re-elected in 2010 by with 80% of the statewide vote. Auditor Foley has exposed millions of dollars of waste in …

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January 2014 Meeting

Please plan to attend our next meeting on Thursday, January 16, 2014.

We are pleased to announce that our Guest speaker this month is Nebraska Governor Candidate State Senator Tom Carlson. Tom will be speaking and doing a Q&A.

Tom was elected to the Nebraska Unicameral in November, 2006, and is serving his 7th year after being re-elected to a second 4 year legislative term in November, 2010. Senator Carlson represents Nebraska’s 38th Legislative District, made up of Clay, Franklin, Kearney, Nuckolls, Phelps, and Webster Counties.

Senator Carlson …

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Gov. Heineman Names Garrett of Bellevue to State Legislature

(Lincoln, Neb.)  Today, Gov. Dave Heineman announced his appointment of retired Col. Tommy L. Garrett of Bellevue to represent District 3 in the Nebraska Legislature. Garrett, 59, is a successful small business owner in Bellevue and a 26 year veteran of the U.S. Air Force.

Gov. Heineman said, “I am pleased to appoint Tommy. He shares Nebraskan’s values and is excited to represent the people of this district. He is a hard-working, fiscally conservative family man who has a proven record of public service and job …

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Governor Seeks Applicants for District 3 State Senator

(Lincoln, Neb.)  Gov. Dave Heineman is seeking qualified applicants to represent the Third District in the Nebraska Legislature. State Sen. Scott Price will resign his seat in the Legislature effective Nov. 1, 2013.

Applications will be accepted through the close of business on Friday, Nov. 22.

Applicants must live within the boundaries of Legislative District 3 and have done so for at least one year. The district encompasses a portion of Sarpy County. A detailed map of the district and its boundaries is available on the Nebraska …

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Gov. Heineman Promotes Tax Relief for Nebraskans

(Lincoln, Neb.) Gov. Dave Heineman today signed into law several bills that will bring some tax relief to Nebraskans in specific areas. The Governor highlighted tax relief for hard-working middle class families through the elimination of the alternative minimum tax, tax relief for families saving with a Nebraska College Savings Plan by expanding the tax deduction, and tax relief for employees through employee stock ownership changes.

“These important tax bills represent small steps forward regarding tax relief and tax competitiveness, but they are important steps forward,” …

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Statement by NEGOP Chairman J.L. Spray on Governor Heineman’s Announcement

(LINCOLN, NE) – “Republicans throughout Nebraska are grateful for Governor Dave Heineman’s service to our state throughout his career.  As a key staff member to Congressmen Doug Bereuter and Hal Daub, serving as executive director the Nebraska Republican Party twice, as State Treasurer, and as Governor for nine years, Governor Heineman has always put the interests of Nebraskans first.  His loyalty to our state and our citizens is unquestioned.  Governor Heineman’s decision announced today proves that point, by putting his service to Nebraskans above his …

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Governor Heineman Announces Senate Decision

May 25, 2013

Dear Friends:

After careful consideration of all of the issues involved in a race for the United States Senate, I have decided to keep my focus on being the best Governor that I can for the citizens of Nebraska.  Every day, I enjoy the challenges and opportunities of being the Governor of the best State in America.

We are going to continue to focus on tax relief and tax reform for Nebraska’s middle class families, expanding job opportunities for Nebraskans, and improving Nebraska’s education system …

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