Sheehy steps aside after phone records reveal 2,300 calls to 4 women
Lt. Gov. Rick Sheehy, Gov. Dave Heineman's handpicked second in command, resigned abruptly Saturday after The World-Herald had asked Friday to talk with him about thousands of phone calls made to four women on his state-issued cellphone.
Posted: Sunday, February 3, 2013 12:00 am
Updated: 11:45 pm, Tue Sep 9, 2014.
LINCOLN — Lt. Gov. Rick Sheehy was a road warrior in his job, driving thousands of miles across the state to deliver speeches and cut ribbons.
But a monthlong investigation by The World-Herald uncovered a secret life during that travel, involving 2,300 phone calls to four women, other than his wife, during the past four years.
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Sunday, February 3, 2013 12:00 am.
Updated: 11:45 pm.