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Carlson visits Sidney on return to campaign trail


Dave Faries

Gubernatorial candidate Tom Carlson, back on the road after Nebraska's legislative session, pauses by his campaign trailer during a stop in Sidney on Monday.

Tom Carlson returned to the campaign trail this week following one of the more contentious legislative sessions in recent memory.

"You couldn't relax until the final vote," he said during a stop in Sidney on Monday.

But the state senator (R-Holdrege) and gubernatorial candidate claims a significant achievement: passage of LB 1098, the water sustainability bill, which was signed into law by Gov. Dave Heineman on April 16. The measure created a fund for water supply management, flood control, efficient water use and an expansion of the Natural Resources Commission.

Carlson introduced the bil...

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