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Justin Pinkerman, 402-471-1967

Media Release:

Gov. Ricketts’ Statement on Passing of former U.S. Senator Dave Karnes


LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts issued a statement following news that former U.S. Senator Dave Karnes had passed way.

“Susanne and I are deeply saddened to learn of Dave’s passing.  He was a great Nebraskan, a public servant, and a devoted father and husband.  We ask that all Nebraskans keep the Karnes family in their prayers as we remember his legacy and celebrate his life.”