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Nebraska is a midwestern U.S. state encompassing the prairies of the Great Plains, the towering dunes of the Sandhills and the panhandle’s dramatic rock formations. Lincoln, the capital and a vibrant university town, is distinguished by its soaring state capitol. The city of Omaha is home to the Durham Museum, which honors the state’s pioneering past in a converted railroad depot.
Capital: Lincoln
Largest city: Omaha
Population: Ranked 37th
Before statehood: Nebraska Territory

Governor  (R)
John Peter Ricketts  402-471-2244     Contact
John Peter Ricketts is an American politician and businessman from Nebraska, who has been the 40th governor of the state, since taking office in 2015. Ricketts is a member of the Republican Party.
Born  in Nebraska City on August 19, 1964,
Parent:  Joe Ricketts, founder of TD Ameritrade
Married Susanne Shore. A native of Garden City, Kansas
Children: Roscoe, Margot, and Eleanor

U.S. House delegation:

 Jeff Fortenberry (R)  
(202) 225-4806  /  (402) 438-1598   Contact
Jeffrey Lane Fortenberry is the U.S. Representative for Nebraska's 1st congressional district, a post he has filled since 2005. He is a member of the Republican Party.
Born: December 27, 1960 (age 57), Baton Rouge, LA
Office: Representative (R-NE 1st District) since 2005
Spouse: Celeste Fortenberry
Residence: Lincoln, NE
Education: Franciscan University of Steubenville (1996), Georgetown University (1986), Louisiana State University (1982)
Children: Christine Fortenberry, Claire Fortenberry, Kathryn Fortenberry, Caroline Fortenberry, Elizabeth Fortenberry

Don Bacon (R)  
(202) 225-4155 Contact:
Donald John Bacon is a retired United States Air Force Brigadier General and current U.S. Representative for Nebraska's 2nd congressional district.
Born: August 16, 1963 (age 54), Illinois
Office: Representative (R-NE 2nd District) since 2017
Spouse: Angie Bacon
Children: 4
Education: Northern Illinois University
Residence: Papillion, Nebraska, U.S

Adrian Smith (R) (list)
(202) 225-6435 Contact
Adrian Michael Smith is the U.S. Representative for Nebraska's 3rd congressional district, serving since 2007. He is a member of the Republican Party. He previously served in the Nebraska Legislature.
Born: December 19, 1970 (age 47), Scottsbluff, NE
Office: Representative (R-NE 3rd District) since 2007
Succeeded by: John Harms
Education: University of Nebraska–Lincoln (1993), Liberty University (1989–1990)
Books: The Chemistry and Treatment of Cyanidation Wastes, I Slept in Your Church at Night and the Doors Began to Weep
Past position: United States Representative

Lieutenant Governor:
Mike Foley (R)  402-471-2256   Contact:
Mike Foley is an American politician serving as the 41st and current Lieutenant Governor of Nebraska since 2015.
Born: Rochester, New York
Party; Republican Party,
Previously elected to the Nebraska Legislature from 2001 to 2007 and served as the state's Auditor of Public Accounts from 2007 until 2015.
Education: graduated from Bishop Kearney High School in 1972, the State University of New York at Brockport in 1976, and Michigan State University with an M.B.A. He held summer positions in the offices of US Department of Transportation and the US International Trade Commission.

   1st    Fortenberry, Jeff    R     (202) 225-4806        * Appropriations

    2nd    Bacon, Don    R   (202) 225-4155        * Agriculture    * Armed Services    * Homeland Security

    3rd    Smith, Adrian    R    (202) 225-6435       * House Administration    * Ways and Means


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