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Editorial: Five leaders for Legislature

By World-Herald Editorial | October 17, 2016

The Nebraska Legislature will have a full plate of major issues to decide next year, including tax relief options, budget management and recalibrating the funding formula for public schools.

Seats in 21 state legislative districts will be decided by voters on Nov. 8. Eleven of those contests involve open seats, and in the remaining 10, incumbents are being challenged....

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Former governor encourages Albrecht to get into race

By My Wayne News | December 17, 2015

What would prompt a suburban grandma to get into a rural legislative race?

Answering an ad on FarmersOnly.com helped bring Papillion native Joni Albrecht to northeast Nebraska, and she's hoping her experience in city and county government could be put to use as she runs for the District 17 seat in the Nebraska Legislature...

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Five years after leaving politics, former Sarpy official seeks Legislature seat

By the Omaha World-Herald | November 17, 2015

LINCOLN — A former Sarpy County Board member who left local politics five years ago for the farm life wants to represent northeast Nebraska in the Legislature.

Joni Albrecht of Emerson announced Monday she will seek to represent District 17, which covers Wayne, Dakota and Thurston Counties. The office is currently held by Sen. Dave Bloomfield of Hoskins, who is prevented by term limits from running again....

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Former County Commissioner Albrecht Looks To Push For Legislative Seat

By News Channel Nebraska | November 17, 2015

PENDER – Former city council member and county commissioner Joni Albrecht has thrown her hat in the ring as a candidate for the open seat in the state legislature in District 17.

“I think with my past experience down in Papillion on the Papillion City Council for eight years, and the Sarpy County Board for four. I feel I have taken a sabbatical and it’s time for me to give back.”...

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Northeast Nebraska legislative candidate aims at tax cuts

By the Lincoln Journal Star | November 16, 2015

Joni Albrecht of Thurston, a former member of the Sarpy County board of commissioners, will seek the 17th District legislative seat being vacated by term-limited Sen. Dave Bloomfield of Hoskins at the end of next year.

Albrecht said Monday she would focus on "lowering the tax burden" along with strengthening Nebraska's small towns...

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Albrecht Announces Candidacy For District 17 Seat

By Wayne Daily News | November 16, 2015

THURSTON – The race for the legislative seat in District 17 gained a candidate Monday morning.

Joni Albrecht formally announced her candidacy for Legislative District 17 Monday, kicking off her campaign for the state legislature. The seat will be vacated by Senator Bloomfield due to term limits...

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