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Hassebrook says he’s a Democrat who can win the governor’s race

Hassebrook understands a Democrat would have an uphill climb, but says he firmly believes he can win.

“One of the things that makes me unique in this race and really unique among many Democrats is I have extensive ties throughout rural Nebraska,” Hassebrook states. “After 36 years at the Center for Rural Affairs, I literally know and have worked with people in every county in this state.”

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Hassebrook endorsed by Planned Parenthood

Hassebrook embraced the Planned Parenthood endorsement, citing the organization's efforts to "provide education and health and family planning services to communities all across the state," including protection of reproductive rights.

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Hassebrook criticizes governor's handling of Corrections

“Governor Heineman’s refusal to participate in the ongoing conversation about much needed changes to our state’s ‘good time’ law is consistent with his reckless failure to provide leadership on the critical issues facing our criminal justice system,” Hassebrook said in a statement.

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Gubernatorial candidate Hassebrook tours Panhandle

The executive director for the Center for Rural Affairs for the last 17 years, Hassebrook has worked on rural advocacy and development organization. He’s worked with the Center for Rural Affairs for 36 years, focusing on improving life for small businesses, small communities and farmers and ranchers, he said.

“My life has really been focused on public service,” he said.

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3 former Omaha mayors endorse Chuck Hassebrook for governor

Chuck Hassebrook landed a “Big O” trio of endorsements Monday, as three former Omaha mayors (Jim Suttle, Mike Fahey and Mike Boyle) endorsed his gubernatorial bid.

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Hassebrook shares priorities: education, energy, small business

Chuck Hassebrook wants Nebraska to be known for effective education, renewable energy and supporting small businesses.

He shared his thoughts on those subjects during a campaign stop in Grand Island Friday night.

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Hassebrook campaign under way

Chuck Hassebrook started his campaign for Nebraska governor with stops across the region, including one in David City.

Hassebrook said his priorities are centered on education, job training, renewable energy and small business development.

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Hassebrook wants to help everyday Nebraskans

Chuck Hassebrook spent 36 years building better lives for people through his work at The Center For Rural Affairs.

Though he has resigned from The Center and hit the campaign trail as a Democratic  candidate for governor, Hassebrook said here Thursday he will continue doing the same type of work if elected.

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Hassebrook touts One Nebraska

Chuck Hassebrook got an early start in his quest for the Democratic nomination for Nebraska governor, stopping of for a meet-and-greet in Schuyler on Friday.

The Platte Center native and director of the Center for Rural Affairs was getting out the message that the state needs to be One Nebraska, where prosperity includes every community.

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Hassebrook priorities include education, small business

Chuck Hassebrook said he has recently picked up a lot of political support in Omaha, but he’s now turning his attention to rural Nebraska.

One of the two declared Democratic candidates for governor in 2014, Hassebrook is currently on a 75-county tour of Nebraska, give speeches and providing meet-and-greet opportunities.

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