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Sen. Roy Baker

Sen. Roy Baker

District 30

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September in District 30

September 11th, 2017

I attended the community open house on September 10. Humann was closed last year for remodeling and additions.

Toured Henzlik Hall, formerly University High School on Friday, Sept. 8.  Uni High closed 50 years ago. I did my student teaching there in the second semester of 1966-67.

September 11, 2017

September 11th, 2017

Joint ceremony of first responders to remember 9-11 on the front steps of the Capitol.

 

As one of the speakers at the Homestead National Monument on Eclipse Day, August 21st, I talked with Bill Nye, the Science Guy.

 

Official proclamation for the eclipse, visible in much of Nebraska and especially District 30, on Monday, August 21st. Lora Young, director of the Beatrice Chamber of Commerce joined me as Lt. Gov. Foley presented the documents.

 

The Lincoln, Omaha and Nebraska State Chambers of Commerce sponsored their annual Federal Legislative Summit on August 9th at the SAC Museum. Congressmen Smith and Fortenberry, and Senators Fisher and Sasse addressed the gathering.

June Interim Activities

June 5th, 2017

The history of Lancaster and Gage counties, from the 1930’s  publication “Nebraska in the Making” by Mike Parks.

Duonix / Flint Hills gave tours of their biodiesel plant at Beatrice on Thursday, June 15th; Gov. Ricketts addressed the crowd as well.

 

A very attractive and informative display along the trail in southern Gage county, in honor of Standing Bear.

 

Sen. Baker addressed a break-out session of 2017 Boys State in the Capitol today, June 9.

Over 150 antique tractors paraded around the Capitol this afternoon, June 9, as part of the state’s Sesquicentennial celebration.

Sen. Baker addressed the business meeting at Mosaic in Beatrice on Friday, June 2nd. Residents, family and staff were celebrating Mosaic’s annual Home Day with games and food.

With Hickman City Manager Silas Clarke and Mayor Doug Hanson at the new Hickman Community Center open house.

Norris baseball

May 8th, 2017

Norris Titans, in red, walk off after a five inning win in the District Tournament.

Congratulations!

May 2nd, 2017

Congratulations to Adam Hanau for attaining the rank of Eagle Scout at his ceremony in Hickman on Sunday, April 30.

Spaghetti Feed

April 24th, 2017

Harold and Rosie Hoge, Senator Roy and Paula Baker at the Spaghetti Feed fundraiser for the Hoge’s daughter, Cheryl Thompson, held in Hickman over the weekend. 

April 10th, 2017

Senator Roy Baker and the parents/guardian organization at the Beatrice State Developmental Center (BSDC) hosted a tour of the facility for senators and legislative staff on Friday, April 7th. Shown in the first picture, chief medical officer Dr. James Sorrell, Senator and Mrs. Baker, and Jesse Bjerrum, BSDC administrator. Top right photo, left to right: Evan Schmeits, aide to Sen. McDonnell (Omaha); Sen. Merv Riepe, chairman of the Health and Human Services Committee; Kate Gotsdiner, aide to Sen. McDonnell (Omaha); Sen. Steve Halloran, Hastings; Sen. Roy Baker, Sen. Steve Erdman, Bayard; Oliver VanDervoort, aide to Sen. Blood (Bellevue).  Bottom photo: Sen. Baker addresses the group.

Standing Bear sculpture

April 4th, 2017

Sen. Baker and sculptor Ben Victor are pictured with a clay model of the 11 foot depiction of Ponca Chief Standing Bear, a champion of human rights and freedom in Nebraska. Victor is the artist in residence at Boise State University in Idaho. The clay model will be cast into bronze at a foundry in Lander, Wyoming before being placed at a permanent location on Centennial Mall in Lincoln. Sen. Baker is a member of the Legislature’s Tribal Relations Committee.

Sen. Roy Baker

District 30
Room #1208
P.O. Box 94604
Lincoln, NE 68509
Phone: (402) 471-2620
Email: rbaker@leg.ne.gov
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