|Nebraska State Senate, District 22|
|2011 - present|
|January 7, 2015|
|Years in position||3|
|Per diem||$123/day for those living 50+ miles from capitol, otherwise $46/day|
|Elections and appointments|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Term limits||2 four-year terms|
|County Attorney, Platte County Nebraska|
|Bachelor's||Fort Hays State University, 1973|
|J.D.||Georgetown University, 1976|
|Birthday||April 4, 1951|
|Place of birth||Columbus, Nebraska|
|Profession||Vice President, Community Internet Systems, Incorporated|
Schumacher earned his A.A. in History at Platte College in 1971, B.S. in speech/psychology/general science at Fort Hays State University in 1973, and J.D. from Georgetown University in 1976. His professional experience includes working as an attorney, co-founder of Community Internet Systems, and president of Community Lottery Systems.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Schumacher served on the following committees:
|Nebraska Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Banking, Commerce and Insurance|
|• Revenue, Vice Chair|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Schumacher served on the following committees:
|Nebraska Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• General Affairs|
|• Government, Military and Veterans Affairs|
|• Urban Affairs|
Law enforcement drones
On January 22, 2013, Schumacher introduced LB 412, his proposed "Freedom from Unwarranted Surveillance Act." The bill would ban law enforcement use of unmanned aerial vehicles (drones) for gathering information with exceptions for counter-terrorism operations. LB 412 would also allow people injured by governmental violation of these restrictions to sue the offending law enforcement agencies. The bill was referred to the Judiciary Committee, which set the bill's first hearing for February 14, 2013.
- See also: Nebraska State Senate elections, 2014
Elections for the office of Nebraska State Senate will consist of a primary election on May 13, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for challengers wishing to run in this election was March 3, 2014, two days after the statutory deadline, which fell on a Saturday. Incumbents were required to file for election by February 18, 2014, three days after the statutory deadline, which fell on the Saturday prior to Presidents Day. Incumbent Paul Schumacher will face Douglas Liewer in the primary election.
- See also: Nebraska State Senate elections, 2010
|Nebraska State Senate, District 22 General election (2010)|
Comprehensive donor information for Schumacher is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Schumacher raised a total of $37,675 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 22, 2013.
|Paul Schumacher's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Nebraska State Senate, District 22||$0|
|2010||Nebraska State Senate, District 22||$37,675|
|Grand Total Raised||$37,675|
2010Schumacher won election to the Nebraska State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Schumacher raised a total of $37,675.
|Nebraska State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Paul Schumacher's campaign in 2010|
|Larry Malicky, O.D., P.C.||$1,000|
|Nebraska Realtors Association||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2010||$37,675|
|Source:Follow the Money|
Schumacher and his wife, Michele, have two children.
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- Nebraska State Senate
- Legislature Committees
- Nebraska State Senate elections, 2014
- Nebraska state legislative districts
- [*Official campaign website
- Profile from the Nebraska Legislature
- Profile from Open States
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- May 11, 2010 primary election results
- Paul Schumacher for Legislature, home page. Retrieved August 29, 2013
- Bill summary for Nebraska LB 412
- Text of LB 412
- Nebraska Secretary of State, "Statewide Candidate List," accessed March 21, 2014
- Nebraska Secretary of State, "Official Report of the Board of State Canvassers of the State of Nebraska - General Election - November 2, 2010," accessed February 15, 2014
- Follow the Money, "Schumacher, Paul." Retrieved May 22, 2013
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