(Neb)-Sternberg Honored As He Leaves Office
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Outgong Nebraska State Treasurer Don Stenberg was honored Tuesday for his 8 years in the office and for his exemplary service to the State of Nebraska that included 12 years as Attorney General and a variety of administrative positions in state government
Gov. Pete Ricketts declared Tuesday to be "Don Stenberg Day" in Nebraska and praised Stenberg's service - calling him "a watchful steward of the financial resources of the state of Nebraska" who has worked diligently to reduce his office expenditures and eliminate waste and duplication.
Early in his career, Stenberg as legal counsel to his mentor and friend, the late Governor Charley Thone, and was also Director of the Governor's Policy Research Office and Director of the Department of Administrative Services.
He ran unsuccessfully for U-S Senate and for governor. He was term-limited as treasurer and gives way to former State Sen. John Murante, who was elected Treasurer in November
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