Mike Groene was the official proponent of Nebraska Spending Limit Amendment, Initiative Measure 423 (2006). He was also the successful plaintiff in Groene v. Seng, a petitioner access lawsuit against the cities of Omaha, Lincoln, and Grand Island, Nebraska. In 2009, he became a plaintiff in Citizens in Charge v. Gale, which is a challenge to the residency requirement and other initiative restrictions imposed on Nebraska's initiative process in 2008 by the Nebraska State Legislature.
Groene serves on the Boards of Directors of the Platte Institute and is the chairman of the Western Nebraska Taxpayers Association (WNTA).
He was educated at the University of Nebraska, where he earned a B.S. in Agricultural Economics in 1977.
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