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  |Name = Greg Adams  
  political position  = Nebraska State Senate District 24 |
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  |Position = Nebraska State Senate District 24
  assumed office      = 2006 |
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  |Status = Incumbent
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  |Tenure = 2007-Present
  political party     = [[Non-partisan]] |
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  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 7, 2015]]
  profession          = Teacher / Senator |
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  |Assumed office = 2007
  website             = [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=57667 Biography] |
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|Political party = Non-partisan
   
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|Leadership = Speaker of the Legislature
}}{{tnr}}'''Greg Adams''' (1953-) is a [[Membership of the Nebraska Unicameral|member]] of the [[Nebraska State Legislature|Nebraska Unicameral]] representing District 24. He was first elected in 2006.
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|Last election = [[Nebraska State Senate elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
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|First elected = 2006
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|Term limits = 2 four-year terms
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|Next election = [[Nebraska State Senate elections, 2014|November 4, 2014]]
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|Prior office = Mayor, York, Nebraska
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}}{{tnr}}'''Greg Adams''' (b. February 6, 1952) is the [[Membership of the Nebraska Unicameral|President]] of the [[Nebraska State Legislature|Nebraska Unicameral]], representing District 24 since 2007. Adams became President in the 2013-2014 session.
  
Born February 6, 1952 in Columbus, Nebraska, Greg Adams is a high school teacher from York, Nebraska.  Prior to be elected to the Nebraska Legislature, Senator Adams was a member of the York City Council, and served as Mayor of York.<ref>[http://unicameralupdate.blogspot.com/2009/01/from-classroom-to-capitol-adams-makes.html Unicameral Update, '''From the classroom to the Capitol, Adams makes the Grade''', January 26, 2008]</ref> He is currently married to Julie Adams with three children.
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Born February 6, 1952 in Columbus, Nebraska, Greg Adams is a high school teacher from York.  Prior to his election to the Nebraska Legislature, Senator Adams was a member of the York City Council, and served as Mayor of York.<ref>[http://unicameralupdate.blogspot.com/2009/01/from-classroom-to-capitol-adams-makes.html Unicameral Update, '''From the classroom to the Capitol, Adams makes the Grade''', January 26, 2008]</ref>
  
Adams earned both his Bachelors degree in education and his MEd from Wayne State College in 1974 and 1975 respectively.
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Adams earned both his bachelor and master of education degrees from Wayne State College in 1974 and 1975 respectively.
  
 
Adams has taught American Government and Economics as a high school teacher for York Public Schools since 1976.
 
Adams has taught American Government and Economics as a high school teacher for York Public Schools since 1976.
 
Adams began his political experience in 1986 on the York City Council and left on 1996, when he became mayor of York, Nebraska. In 2006, he became a senator on the Nebraska State Legislature and currently serves in that regard in addition to his position as mayor.
 
  
 
Adams is currently involved with the Nebraska State Education Association and was previously involved with the Nebraska League of Municipalities and Nebraska Council of Social Studies Teachers.
 
Adams is currently involved with the Nebraska State Education Association and was previously involved with the Nebraska League of Municipalities and Nebraska Council of Social Studies Teachers.
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Adams previously served on the Nebraska League of Municipalities Legislative Committee and the Nebraska Information Technology Commission.
 
Adams previously served on the Nebraska League of Municipalities Legislative Committee and the Nebraska Information Technology Commission.
  
==Committees==
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==Committee assignments==
Adams currently serves on:
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===2013-2014===
* [[Education Committee, Nebraska Legislature|Education Committee]]
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Adams did not serve on a standing committee.
*[[Revenue Committee, Nebraska Legislature|Revenue Committee]]
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===2011-2012===
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Adams served on these committees:
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|Committee1 = Education
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|Committee2 = Revenue
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===2009-2010===
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In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Adams served on these committees:
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|Committee1 = Education
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|Committee2 = Revenue
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==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2010===
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:: ''See also: [[Nebraska State Senate elections, 2010]]''
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Adams ran for re-election to the 24th District Seat in 2010.  He was unopposed.  The general election was held on [[Nebraska State Senate elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]].
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On November 2, 2010, Adams was re-elected to the 24th District Seat in the [[Nebraska Senate]]. Adams was unopposed in the general election.<ref>[http://electionresults.sos.ne.gov/resultsSW.aspx?text=Race&type=LEG&map=DIST Nebraska Secretary of State - 2010 General Election Results]</ref>
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===2006===
  
 
On November 7, 2006, Adams won election to the 24th District Seat in the [[Nebraska Senate]], defeating Curt Friesen.<ref>[http://www.sos.ne.gov/elec/canvass/general2006/unicam.htm Nebraska Secretary of State - 2006 General Election Results]</ref>
 
On November 7, 2006, Adams won election to the 24th District Seat in the [[Nebraska Senate]], defeating Curt Friesen.<ref>[http://www.sos.ne.gov/elec/canvass/general2006/unicam.htm Nebraska Secretary of State - 2006 General Election Results]</ref>
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==Issues==
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===Endorsement===
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On September 21, 2011, Senator [[Deb Fischer]] announced that Adams is one of thirteen State Senators in the Nebraska Unicameral that have endorsed her candidacy for the U.S. Senate.<ref>[http://www.1011now.com/political/headlines/Sen_Deb_Fischer_Announces_Endorsements_from_13_Neb_State_Senators_130279203.html ''www.1011now.com'' Sen. Deb Fischer Announces Endorsements from 13 Neb. State Senators, September 21, 2011]</ref>
  
 
==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
In 2008, a year he was not up for re-election, Adams collected $19,546 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=97508 2008 contributions to Greg Adams]</ref>
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|totalraised2012=18916
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|office2012=[[Nebraska State Senate elections, 2012|Nebraska State Senate, District 24]]
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|totalraised2010=26039
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|totalraised2008=19546
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|office2008=[[Nebraska State Senate elections, 2008|Nebraska State Senate, District 24]]
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|totalraised2006=62514
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|result2006=Won
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|office2006=[[Nebraska State Senate elections, 2006|Nebraska State Senate, District 24]]
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His five largest contributors in 2008 were:
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===2012===
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|name = Adams
| Nebraska State Education Association
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|full Name = Greg Adams
| Align="Right" | $2,600
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|office= Nebraska State Senate
| Union Pacific Railroad
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| Align="Right" | $1,000
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|total raised = 18916
| Pfizer
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|org1 = Kopsa-Otte & Associates
| Align="Right" | $550
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|org2 = Time Warner Cable
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|org3 = Altria
| Check Into Cash
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|org4 = AT&T
| Align="Right" | $500
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|org5 = UnitedGealth Group
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|orgamount1 = 2016
| Associated General Contractors of Nebraska
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|orgamount2 = 1500
| Align="Right" | $500
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|orgamount3 = 1500
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|orgamount4 = 1350
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|orgamount5 = 1250
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===2010===
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|name = Adams
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|total raised = 26039
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|org1 = Kopsa-Otte & Associates
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|org2 = Altria
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|org3 = Nebraska Association Of Insurance & Financial Advisors
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|org4 = Nebraska Bankers Association
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|org5 = Union Pacific Railroad
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|orgamount1 = 3453
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|orgamount2 = 2000
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|orgamount3 = 2000
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|orgamount4 = 1500
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|orgamount5 = 1500
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===2008===
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{{SLP donor box 2008
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|name = Adams
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|full Name = Greg Adams
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=97508
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|office= Nebraska State Senate
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|total raised = 19546
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|org1 = Nebraska State Education Association
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|org2 = Union Pacific Railroad
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|org3 = Pfizer
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|org4 = Check Into Cash
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|org5 = Associated General Contractors of Nebraska
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|orgamount1 = 2,600
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|orgamount3 = 550
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|orgamount4 = 500
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===2006===
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|name = Adams
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|full Name = Greg Adams
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|office= Nebraska State Senate
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|total raised = 62514
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|org1 = Nebraska Bankers Association
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|org2 = Associated General Contractors Of Nebraska
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|org3 = Nebraska Chamber Of Commerce & Industry
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|org4 = Nebraska CPAs
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|org5 = Garren, Raymond
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|orgamount1 = 3600
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==Contact information==
 
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Phone: (402) 471-2756<br>
 
Phone: (402) 471-2756<br>
 
Email: gadams@leg.ne.gov
 
Email: gadams@leg.ne.gov
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==Personal==
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Adams and his wife, Julie, have three children.
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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* [http://district24-uio.blogspot.com/search/label/bio Official Nebraska State legislature website]  
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*[http://www.senatorgregadams.com/ Greg Adams personal website]
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=57667 Project Vote Smart biography]
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* [http://news.legislature.ne.gov/dist24/ Greg Adams official Nebraska State legislature website]  
*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=97508 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=82645 2006]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=57667 Project Vote Smart biographical profile]
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*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=118302 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=97508 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=82645 2006]
  
 
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Greg Adams
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Nebraska State Senate District 24
Incumbent
In office
2007-Present
Term ends
January 7, 2015
Years in position 7
PartyNon-partisan
Leadership
Speaker of the Legislature
2013 - present
Compensation
Base salary$12,000/year
Per diem$123/day for those living 50+ miles from capitol, otherwise $46/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2006
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits2 four-year terms
Prior offices
Mayor, York, Nebraska
Education
Bachelor'sWayne State College, 1974
Master'sWayne State College, 1975
Personal
BirthdayFebruary 6, 1952
Place of birthColumbus, NE
ProfessionHigh School Teacher
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Greg Adams (b. February 6, 1952) is the President of the Nebraska Unicameral, representing District 24 since 2007. Adams became President in the 2013-2014 session.

Born February 6, 1952 in Columbus, Nebraska, Greg Adams is a high school teacher from York. Prior to his election to the Nebraska Legislature, Senator Adams was a member of the York City Council, and served as Mayor of York.[1]

Adams earned both his bachelor and master of education degrees from Wayne State College in 1974 and 1975 respectively.

Adams has taught American Government and Economics as a high school teacher for York Public Schools since 1976.

Adams is currently involved with the Nebraska State Education Association and was previously involved with the Nebraska League of Municipalities and Nebraska Council of Social Studies Teachers.

Adams previously served on the Nebraska League of Municipalities Legislative Committee and the Nebraska Information Technology Commission.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Adams did not serve on a standing committee.

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Adams served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Adams served on these committees:

Elections

2010

See also: Nebraska State Senate elections, 2010

Adams ran for re-election to the 24th District Seat in 2010. He was unopposed. The general election was held on November 2, 2010.

On November 2, 2010, Adams was re-elected to the 24th District Seat in the Nebraska Senate. Adams was unopposed in the general election.[2]

2006

On November 7, 2006, Adams won election to the 24th District Seat in the Nebraska Senate, defeating Curt Friesen.[3]

Nebraska State Senate, District 24 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Greg Adams 6,088
Curt Friesen 5,891

Issues

Endorsement

On September 21, 2011, Senator Deb Fischer announced that Adams is one of thirteen State Senators in the Nebraska Unicameral that have endorsed her candidacy for the U.S. Senate.[4]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Adams is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Adams raised a total of $127,015 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 22, 2013.[5]

Greg Adams's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Nebraska State Senate, District 24 Not up for election $18,916
2010 Nebraska State Senate, District 24 Won $26,039
2008 Nebraska State Senate, District 24 Not up for election $19,546
2006 Nebraska State Senate, District 24 Won $62,514
Grand Total Raised $127,015

2012

Adams was not up for election to the Nebraska State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Adams raised a total of $18,916.
Nebraska State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Greg Adams's campaign in 2012
Kopsa-Otte & Associates$2,016
Time Warner Cable$1,500
Altria$1,500
AT&T$1,350
UnitedGealth Group$1,250
Total Raised in 2012$18,916
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Adams won re-election to the Nebraska State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Adams raised a total of $26,039.

2008

Adams was not up for election to the Nebraska State Senate in 2008. During that election cycle, Adams raised a total of $19,546.

2006

Adams won election to the Nebraska State Senate in 2006. During that election cycle, Adams raised a total of $62,514.

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Contact information

Sen. Greg Adams
District 24
Room 1107
P.O. Box 94604
State Capitol
Lincoln, NE 68509
Phone: (402) 471-2756
Email: gadams@leg.ne.gov

Personal

Adams and his wife, Julie, have three children.

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