|Nebraska State Senate District 29|
|2007 - 2013|
|Per diem||$109/day for those living 50+ miles from capitol, otherwise $39/day|
|Elections and appointments|
|Term limits||2 terms (8 years)|
|Bachelor's||University of Nebraska, 1997|
|Date of birth||September 29, 1972|
|Place of birth||Auburn, Nebraska|
|Profession||CEO, Guardian Angels Home Care|
Fulton is the CEO of Guardian Angels Homecare, a company that assists the elderly and disabled with their day-to-day needs. Prior to founding Guardian Angels, Fulton was an engineer. Aside from a mechanical engineering degree from the University of Nebraska, Fulton studied philosophy at Kansas Newman University, and earned a Master of Divinity degree in Theology from Franciscan University of Stubenville.
Fulton has professional experience as director of sales for Johnston Boiler Company, as application engineer for Energy Recovery International, and as a consultant for Alvine Engineering.
Fulton began his political experience on the Nebraska State Republican Party Convention and in the Lancaster County Republican Party. In 2005 he attended the White House Conference on Aging as Nebraska's delegate.
Fulton has a history of involvement with a number of organizations, including the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Better Business Bureau, Coalition for Older Adult Health Promotion, Legislative Review Committee, Knights of Columbus, Lincoln Area Agency on Aging Senior Companion Program, Lincoln Caregiver Education Group, Founding Committee, Lincoln Chamber of Commerce, Lincoln Independent Business Association, Godparent Youth Group Leader, Saint Peter's Catholic Church, and the University of Nebraska Students for Life.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Fulton served on this committee:
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Fulton served on this committee: Appropriations Committee
|Nebraska State Senate, District 29 (2008)|
Fulton's appointment in 2007 placed him in a gray area of the Nebraska Constitution with regards to term limits. The Nebraska Constitution states that senators can serve no more than two consecutive terms, but it fails to specify how a term is defined. Due to the lack of definition, it was initially uncertain whether he served a term from the time of his appointment in 2007 until his re-election in 2008. If the 2007-2008 period counted as a full term, Fulton would be ineligible to run for re-election in 2012. The Nevada Secretary of State sent a request for a formal opinion on the interpretation to the Attorney General's office. Ultimately, Fulton was termed out, and did not run in 2012.
In 2008, Fulton collected $119,579 in donations.
His five largest contributors in 2008 were:
|Nebraska Bankers Association||$3,150|
|Nebraska Chamber Of Commerce and Industry||$2,500|
|Nebraska Realtors Association||$2,000|
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Sen. Tony Fulton
P.O. Box 94604
Lincoln, NE 68509
Phone: (402) 471-2734
Fulton is currently married to Judy Vandewalle with five children and is known to be Roman Catholic.
- Tony Fulton for Treasurer - official 2010 campaign website
- Tony Fulton's official Nebraska State legislature website
- Project Vote Smart biographical profile
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Campaign Contributions: 2010, 2008
- Tony Fulton on Twitter
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