LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A campaign staffer for Republican gubernatorial candidate Charlie Janssen has resigned in a flap over his use of a vulgar slur to refer to state Senator Danielle Conrad.
Janssen announced the resignation of Jeremy Jensen on Friday.
Jensen had recently been hired as field director for Janssen's campaign for governor. Before he was hired, Jensen used a vulgar slur in reference to Conrad in a private posting on his Facebook page.
A new campaign seeks to connect at-risk veterans with the mental health services they may need.
A series of forums with the candidates for the Omaha Public Schools board of education continues tomorrow.
The second three in a series of nine forums featuring candidates for the OPS Board of Education will be held tomorrow morning at 10:00 a.m.
Four candidates, including one incumbent Omaha Public Schools board member, are vying for the Subdistrict 6 seat.
Incumbent Republican Franklin T. Thompson currently represents District 6 on the Omaha City Council.
Democrat Garry Gernandt is the incumbent District 4 representative for the Omaha City Council.
Democrat Ben Gray is the incumbent District 2 representative for the Omaha City Council.
US Senator Mike Johanns recently co-sponsored two amendments to the Senate's Continuing Budget Resolution.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker says he wants to overturn a State Board of Education policy that requires schools to allow students time to recite the Pledge of Allegiance daily.