I made an error in judgment and I take full responsibility for that error.
My error was to borrow money from my campaign funds and failing to report that the money had been borrowed and failing to report the repayments. There was no malicious intent on my part. I borrowed the money with every intention to pay it back and have paid back the bulk of the money I borrowed. I am in the process of paying back the remaining amount. It will all be paid back.
I am truly sorry for my error and I apologize to my family my contributors, my supporters and to the public.
I am currently receiving professional treatment for a gambling addiction. I take full responsibility for my actions and I will not seek any special privileges. I also will not give up or quit fighting for the issues that are truly important to North Omaha - good jobs, strong schools, safe neighborhoods and increased investments in our community.
I will continue to meet and talk with members of the 11th District in my campaign for re-election. I have always and will continue to do what is in the best interest of my community, my district and my state
There will be no additional statements.