Greg Adams (Nebraska)

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Greg Adams
Nebraska State Senate District 24
In office
Term ends
January 7, 2015
Years in position 8
Speaker of the Legislature
2013 - present
Base salary$12,000/year
Per diem$109/day for those living 50+ miles from capitol, otherwise $39/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2006
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits2 four-year terms
Prior offices
Mayor, York, Nebraska
Bachelor'sWayne State College, 1974
Master'sWayne State College, 1975
Date of birthFebruary 6, 1952
Place of birthColumbus, NE
ProfessionHigh School Teacher
Office website
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


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Adams has been appointed to these committees:


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



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]


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



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


In 2010, a year in which Adams was up for re-election, he collected $26,039 in donations.[5]

Listed below are the four largest contributors to Adams's 2010 campaign.

Donor Amount
Kopsa-Otte & Associates $3,453
Altria $2,000
Nebraska Association Of Insurance & Financial Advisors $2,000
Nebraska Bankers Association $1,500


In 2008, a year he was not up for re-election, Adams collected $19,546 in donations.[6]

His five largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Nebraska State Education Association $2,600
Union Pacific Railroad $1,000
Pfizer $550
Check Into Cash $500
Associated General Contractors of Nebraska $500

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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


Adams and his wife, Julie, have three children.

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