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Sen. Roy Baker

Sen. Roy Baker

District 30

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Sen. Matt Williams (far right) moderated a panel discussion  “Changing demographics and what they mean for Nebraska.”

The American Heart and American Stroke Associations and Mission: Lifeline Stroke organization held a press conference today at the Cornhusker to highlight a $6.5 million commitment to enhance and expand stroke care in Nebraska. The foundation of this new initiative is a three year grant of $5.35 million from The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust.

Pictured left to right: Jeff Willet, American Heart Association; Judy Martin, Health & Human Services; Dr. James Bobenhouse, Bryan and CHI; Walter Panzirer, Helmsley Trust; Jill Duis, Nebraska Stroke Advisory Council; Sen. Baker; Kevin Harker, American Stroke Association.

Senator Baker introduced and successfully carried LB722 into law in January of 2016, which created the Stroke System of Care Act in our state.

Medical Center Opening

July 10th, 2018

Sen. Baker attended the opening of the new UNL Health Center and the UNL Medical Center College of Nursing Lincoln. Chancellor Ronnie Green addressed the crowd; also pictured are University President Hank Bounds and UNMC/UNO Chancellor Jeffrey Gold.

4th of July

July 6th, 2018
Photo credit:  Mark C Dahmke, posted on Nebraska Through The Lens on Facebook.  From the photographer: “I took this one at 9:30pm at an altitude of 220′ with a DJI Phantom 4 Pro. I’m an FAA licensed drone pilot.”

Shuttle Rides

June 26th, 2018


Sen. Baker took a ride in the autonomous (“driver-less”) shuttle bus on Innovation Campus on Tuesday, June 26.


May 16, a beautiful night at Haymarket ballpark for the Norris high school baseball team in the State Tournament.

April in District 30

April 6th, 2018

Pastor Nathan Metzger of the American Lutheran Church in Adams served as Chaplain of the Day on Thursday April 5.


Unicameral Camp

March 23rd, 2018


Sen. Baker invites students to youth legislature

High school students are invited to take on the role of state senators at the Unicameral Youth Legislature June 10-13. At the State Capitol, student senators will sponsor bills, conduct committee hearings, debate legislation and discover the unique process of the nation’s only unicameral.

The Unicameral Youth Legislature gives behind-the-scenes access to students who have an interest in public office, government, politics, law, public policy, debate or public speaking. Students will learn about the inner workings of the Legislature directly from senators and staff.

“This is an excellent opportunity for students to experience many of the same things I see as a senator,” said Baker. “The camp helps demonstrate the importance of being involved in policy making at every level, even if you might think you have no interest in ‘politics'”.

Registrants are encouraged to apply for a Greg Adams Civic Scholarship award, which covers the full cost of admission. Applicants must submit a short essay. Other scholarships are also available.

The Office of the Clerk of the Nebraska Legislature coordinates the Unicameral Youth Legislature. The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Extension 4-H Youth Development Office coordinates housing and recreational activities as part of the Big Red Summer Camps program.

To learn more about the program, go to or call (402) 471-2788. The deadline for registration is May 15.



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Left: Karl, a wonderful representative of Mosaic in Beatrice, visits with Sen. Baker.

Right: Nora Jelinik of Firth, visited the floor of the Nebraska Legislature.



Students representing the No Limits organization visited with Sen. Baker this week.Pictured from left to right (Shelbie Sukovaty, Kamrin Edmonds, Senator, Tess Schellhorn, and Ashley Bailey)


Samanatha Bourne and Juliet Eich, 6th graders in Omaha, came to the Capitol to visit with Senator Baker and Senator Pansing-Brooks about school safety issues.


Enjoyed meeting 4-H members Jetta and Josiah Harvey of Beatrice at the Capitol last week, along with Mat Habrock, Nebraska Assistant Director of Agriculture.



Sen. Baker and the Hickman team, at the League of Municipalities luncheon on Feb 27.

Left to Right:

Phil Goering, Council President

Doug Hanson, Mayor

Senator Baker

Silas Clarke, City Administrator

Kelly Oelke, Assistant City Administrator/City Clerk

February in District 30

February 16th, 2018

Dr. Michaela Betka and Dr. Jim Devine with Sen. Baker at the Nebraska Optometrists Association luncheon.


Norris High School student Davian Jones job-shadowed Sen. Baker on February 15th during floor debate, noon meetings, bill introduction and committee hearings.

Sen. Roy Baker

District 30
Room #1208
P.O. Box 94604
Lincoln, NE 68509
Phone: (402) 471-2620
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