Burke Harr

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Burke Harr
Member of the Nebraska Senate
from the 8th district
Assumed office
Preceded by Tom White
Personal details
Born (1971-10-13) October 13, 1971 (age 43)
Omaha, Nebraska
Political party Democratic

Burke Harr (born October 13, 1971) is a Nebraska state senator from Omaha, Nebraska, United States, in the Nebraska Legislature, and the twin brother of Brian Harr.

Early life[edit]

Burke Harr graduated from Creighton Preparatory School, 1990; University of St. Thomas, 1994; and Notre Dame Law School (J.D.) in 1998.

State legislature[edit]

Senator Harr represents District 8 in Omaha, Nebraska which consists of the midtown neighborhoods of Dundee and Benson, along with the neighborhoods that surround Creighton Prep. He was elected in 2010 and is up for reelection in 2014. Senator Harr was elected as the Vice Chairperson of the Business and Labor Committee in 2013. He also serves on the Agriculture and Revenue Committees. Senator Harr is a member of The Tax Modernization Committee which has been tasked with conducting a comprehensive examination of Nebraska's tax system.

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Preceded by
Tom White
Nebraska state senator – District 8