New Nebraska state senator withdraws just hours after appointment after questions arise
Posted: Friday, December 6, 2013 12:00 am
LINCOLN — The Bellevue businessman chosen by the governor to fill a vacant seat in Nebraska Legislature abruptly turned down the job Friday after questions surfaced about his fitness to hold public office.
Gov. Dave Heineman announced Friday morning that Patrick Shannon, 55, would be the “fiscal conservative” to replace Scott Price, who resigned the seat in November.
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