Sen. Janssen Expected to Announce Run for Governor
Sen. Charlie Janssen
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A
Nebraska lawmaker who is leaning toward a run for governor is scheduled
to make an announcement in his hometown of Fremont.
Janssen says he will speak at noon Monday at Midland University. He
previously has said that he is seriously interested in running for
governor, and that he expects to announce his decision by the end of
Janssen, a Republican, is known for his strong
opposition to illegal immigration. He also has introduced guns-rights
bills this year and is trying to end state-funded prenatal care coverage
for illegal immigrants.
Former Lt. Gov. Rick Sheehy had declared
that he would run in 2014, but has been returning donor checks following
his resignation earlier this month.