GOP State Sen. Tom Carlson latest to join wide-open governor's race
Nebraska State Sen. Tom Carlson of Holdrege chats with reporters after announcing his campaign for governor on Friday in Lincoln.
Posted: Friday, July 12, 2013 12:00 am
LINCOLN — After seven years in the Nebraska Legislature, State Sen. Tom Carlson of Holdrege believes he has the experience to run the state.
Carlson, 71, became the latest candidate to jump into the state's wide-open governor's race, making his official announcement Friday. The Republican cited his experience as a state lawmaker and the fact he has been chosen by his colleagues to serve as chairman of two important committees, Agriculture and Natural Resources, as examples of his leadership skills.
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Friday, July 12, 2013 12:00 am.