LINCOLN, Neb., April 18, 2014—Three panelists with extensive expertise on Nebraska’s economy were announced today for the upcoming U.S. Senate candidates’ forum on Tuesday, April 22 at the Omaha Sheraton Hotel.
The event will feature all seven Democratic and Republican candidates for the U.S. Senate on the May 13 Primary Election ballot. It is being co-sponsored by the National Federation of Independent Business, the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce, Nebraska Farm Bureau, Business-Industry Political Action Committee and the National Association of Manufacturers.
The panelists will be:
- Jessica Kolterman, director of governmental relations for the Nebraska Farm Bureau
- Steve Seline, chairman of the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce
- Bob Hallstrom, Nebraska state director for the National Federation of Independent Business, America’s Voice of Small Business.
Questions for the candidates will include the minimum wage, regulations, health care and taxes.
The forum is open to the public, but a reservation is required and costs $10 per person. Reservations can be made by email to NFIB Member Support Manager Stephanie Wentz, firstname.lastname@example.org, or by calling her at 866-639-1846. Media are invited to attend compliments of NFIB.
NFIB’s U.S. Senate Candidate Forum
Tuesday, April 22
6 p.m. candidate meet and greet
7 p.m. forum
Sheraton Omaha Hotel
655 N. 108th Ave.
For more than 70 years, the National Federation of Independent Business has been the Voice of Small Business, taking the message from Main Street to the halls of Congress and all 50 state legislatures. NFIB annually surveys its members on state and federal issues vital to their survival as America’s economic engine and biggest creator of jobs. NFIB’s educational mission is to remind policymakers that small businesses are not smaller versions of bigger businesses; they have very different challenges and priorities.
National Federation of Independent Business/Nebraska
233 South 13th St., Suite 700
Lincoln, NE 68501-0008