|Nebraska State Senate, District 42|
|January 7, 2015 - present|
|January 8, 2019|
|Years in position||0|
|Per diem||$129/day for those living 50+ miles from capitol, otherwise $46/day|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|First elected||November 4, 2014|
|Next general||November 6, 2018|
|Term limits||2 terms (8 years)|
|Bachelor's||University of Nebraska- Lincoln, 1977|
Groene earned his B.S. in Agricultural Economics from the University of Nebraska in 1977.
2015 legislative session
At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Groene served on the following committees:
|Nebraska Committee Assignments, 2015|
|• Government, Military and Veterans Affairs|
|• Nebraska Retirement Systems|
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 was a challenge to the residency requirement and other initiative restrictions imposed on Nebraska's initiative process in 2008 by the Nebraska State Legislature.
- See also: Nebraska State Senate elections, 2014
Elections for the office of Nebraska State Senate took place in 2014. A primary election took place on May 13, 2014. The general election took place 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. Roric Paulman and Michael Groene defeated Scott Dulin in the primary election. Groene defeated Paulman in the general election.
|Nebraska State Senate District 42, General Election, 2014|
|Nebraska State Senate, District 42 Non-Partisan Primary, 2014|
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Groene has served on the Board of Directors of the Platte Institute and as the chairman of the Western Nebraska Taxpayers Association (WNTA).
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- Mike Groene on YouTube
- platteinstitute.org, "Michael Groene," accessed March 21, 2014
- lexch.com, "ACLU joins in the fight to change restrictive legislation," December 21, 2009
- Nebraska Secretary of State, "Official Results of Nebraska Primary Election," accessed July 7, 2014
- Nebraska Secretary of State, "Statewide Candidate List," accessed March 21, 2014
|Nebraska State Senate District 42
January 7, 2015-present
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