Former State Sen. Jennie Robak of Columbus dies in traffic accident
State Sen. Jennie Robak of Columbus is shown in 2000, as she opposed a bill to ban fetal-tissue research at UNMC. Robak, 81, died Friday after she was struck by a car in a Lincoln parking lot.
Posted: Saturday, January 4, 2014 12:00 am
LINCOLN — Former State Sen. Jennie Robak of Columbus was remembered Saturday as a principled lawmaker who was willing to take unpopular positions.
“She was a senator who was not afraid to take a stand, whether or not it was popular with her constituency or her faith,” said a friend, former Sen. Marian Price of Lincoln.
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Saturday, January 4, 2014 12:00 am.