Catherine Lang

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Catherine D. Lang
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Nebraska Commissioner of Labor
Former officeholder
In office
2008 - 2014
Base salary$127,500
Elections and appointments
Appointed2008, 2011
Appointed byGov. Dave Heineman
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Nebraska Director of Economic Development
Bachelor'sUniversity of Nebraska – Lincoln (1978)
J.D.University of Nebraska – Lincoln College of Law (1983)
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Catherine D. Lang is a former Nebraska Director of Economic Development and Nebraska Commissioner of Labor. Lang was appointed labor commissioner by Gov. Dave Heineman in 2008, and then as director of economic development in 2011. She served in both roles until June 2014, when she resigned to accept a job in the private sector.[1][2][3]


Lang has been involved in state government since the early 1980s. Lang served as Property Tax Administrator and was the Director for the Department of Property Assessment and Taxation. Lang has also served as the Director of the Property Tax Division and Special Counsel to the Tax Commissioner.[1]

Political Career

Nebraska Director of Economic Development (2011 - 2014)

In December 2011, Lang was named to serve as Director of the Department of Economic Development in addition to her duties as labor commissioner.[1]

Nebraska Commissioner of Labor (2008 - 2014)

Lang was appointed Nebraska Commissioner of Labor by Gov. Dave Heineman (R) after serving as the Deputy Tax Commissioner in the Nebraska Department of Revenue.



In 2011, Gov. Heinemann appointed Lang Nebraska Director of Economic Development, while keeping her on as commissioner of the State Department of Labor. She served in the dual role until June 2014, when she stepped down to begin a new job in the private sector.[1]


Lang was appointed Nebraska Commissioner of Labor by Gov. Dave Heineman on August 25, 2008.[4]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Nebraska Director of Economic Development
2011 – 2014
Succeeded by
Dacia Kruse
Preceded by
Nebraska Commissioner of Labor
2008 – 2014
Succeeded by
John Albin