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Hassebrook files for Governor, reveals fundraising numbers

January 28, 2014 - Chuck Hassebrook, Democratic gubernatorial candidate from Lyons, was in Lincoln on Tuesday morning to file official candidate paperwork to run for Governor.  

Joined by his family – wife, Kate, sons, Anton and Peter, and brother, Rod -- Hassebrook addressed more than 100 supporters who travelled to Lincoln from communities all across the state. “We are in this together -- not just to win for the sake of winning.  We are in this to make Nebraska a more just and perfect state; to create good jobs and genuine opportunity for every Nebraskan in every community – rich and poor, big and small.”

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Hassebrook Responds to Heineman's State of the State Address

Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - Chuck Hassebrook, Democratic candidate for Governor, has issued the following statement in response to Governor Dave Heineman’s State of the State address:

“Governor Heineman addressed Nebraskans this morning and gave an overview of the accomplishments and problems currently facing our state.  Though our state has much to be proud of, there is plenty of work that still needs to be done. 

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Hassebrook announces support from state Senators (Video)

Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - Chuck Hassebrook, Democratic gubernatorial candidate from Lyons, made an important campaign announcement this afternoon about crucial support from some of Omaha and Lincoln’s top political leaders.

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Hassebrook champions ethanol, challenges EPA

Friday, December 13, 2013 - The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently proposed a change in the Renewable Fuel Standard that will decrease the amount of ethanol for use in the nation’s fuel supply.  Democratic gubernatorial candidate, Chuck Hassebrook has issued a response to the proposed change and the need to increase support for Nebraska’s ethanol industry and corn farmers:

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Hassebrook endorsed by NEBFARMPAC

Monday, December 9, 2013 - While celebrating their 100th convention this weekend in Grand Island, the Nebraska Farmers Union Political Action Committee, NEBFARMPAC voted unanimously to endorse Chuck Hassebrook for election to Governor in 2014. 

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Hassebrook criticizes Heineman’s tax plan

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 - Recently Governor Heineman has stated that he will again focus his efforts to cut income tax rates on top earners, despite recommendations from the Tax Modernization Committee to the contrary.  In response, Democratic gubernatorial candidate, Chuck Hassebrook, has issued the following statement:

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Statement on Dubas' withdrawal

Monday, November 25, 2013 - With the announcement of Senator Annette Dubas’ withdrawl from the 2014 gubernatorial race, Democratic candidate for Governor, Chuck Hassebrook has released the following statement:

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Hassebrook thanks our vets, calls for more veteran services

Monday, November 11, 2013 -- “I’d like to say ‘Thank You’ to our nation’s veterans and to the men and women in uniform that are currently serving.  Thank you for your selfless and honorable commitment to serve and protect the United States."

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Hassebrook calls Nebraska delegation to action on wind development

Thursday, November 7, 2013

Wind energy development is a central platform for Democratic candidate for Governor, Chuck Hassebrook.  Hassebrook is scheduled to be a panelist at the Sixth Annual Nebraska Wind Conference in Lincoln next week, where the theme is “Harvesting Nebraska’s Potential.” To add to both the federal and state government’s discussions on the future of wind development in Nebraska, Hassebrook has issued the following statement:

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Statement on Education Test Results

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

On Friday, November 1, Governor Heineman wrote in his weekly column about the improvements in education test results.  In response, Democratic gubernatorial candidate, Chuck Hassebrook, has issued the following statement:

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