Rep. Jeff Fortenberry gives boost to Mike Foley's bid for governor
Mike Foley: “I shall insist that our state government respect the people who pay the bills: the taxpayers of Nebraska.”
Posted: Friday, September 6, 2013 12:00 am
LINCOLN — State Auditor Mike Foley sounded like a populist Thursday as he launched his campaign for governor with a promise to respect taxpayers and to hold state employees responsible.
Foley, who has made his mark in politics as an ardent social conservative and an aggressive government watchdog who has rankled people on both sides of the aisle, became the sixth person and the fourth Republican to jump into Nebraska's wide-open 2014 governor's race.
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Friday, September 6, 2013 12:00 am.