"Nebraska Watchdog" Covers Townhall Meetings


"Nebraska Watchdog" Covers Townhall Meetings

By Deena Winter | Nebraska Watchdog

LINCOLN – While other big-name politicians are still considering whether to jump into the Nebraska governor’s race, Fremont Sen. Charlie Janssen continues to pound the pavement across the state and take advantage of the fact he was the first official entrant in the contest.

Today, Janssen talked taxes with about 20 people at Skeeter Barnes restaurant in Lincoln, after recalling how the illegal immigration issue exploded while he was on the Fremont City Council.

“I’ve got pretty thick skin right now because I take a lot of hits,” he said.

But the point of the town hall meeting, the first of nine statewide, was to talk about tax reform. Janssen is a member of the Legislature’s Tax Modernization Committee, which is studying ways to update the state’s tax code.

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