Jim Smith (Nebraska politician)
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|Member of the Nebraska Senate
from the 14th district
|Preceded by||Tim Gay|
February 9, 1959 |
Jim Smith (born Feb. 9, 1959 in Pensacola, Florida) is a Nebraska state senator from Papillion, Nebraska, United States, in the Nebraska Legislature. Smith is a member of the American Legislative Exchange Council, ALEC, serving as Nebraska state leader.
Jim Smith graduated from University of West Florida in 1984 with B.A. in accounting and from Creighton University in 1996 with an MBA. He is a manager in the Omaha Public Power District and owner of “Norm’s Door Serive”. He is currently a member of several Chamber of Commerces, including the Greater Omaha, Ralston-Area, and Sarpy County.
Smith was elected in 2010 to represent the 14th Nebraska legislative district. He currently sits on the Natural Resources Committee and is Vice Chair of the Transportation and Telecommunications Committee. Smith is also the state chairman for ALEC, or the American Legislative Exchange Council, and defended it in 2012 when 4 of his colleagues left it noting that it had become “extreme in its politics”.
- "Nebraska Unicameral Legislature". Sen. Jim Smith. Retrieved May 16, 2012.
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