By Nataly Tavidian, Grand Island/Hastings Reporter - email
The lone democratic candidate in the 2014 gubernatorial race received a major endorsement on Saturday.
The Nebraska Farmers Union's political action committee voted unanimously to endorse Chuck Hassebrook for governor, saying he is well known amongst members in their group.
John Hansen, president of the NE Farmers Union, said, "We've worked with him in a variety of capacities while he was at the Center for Rural Affairs; we've worked with him on a number of issues from beginning farmer to rural economic development issues."
Hassebrook said, "The Farmers Union is the organization that fights to enable the families that work the land, and as a member of the Farmers Union it means an enormous amount to have their endorsement."