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  • State Senator Lydia Brasch

    • Government
    State Capitol
    Room 1016 ~ West Side of Capitol
    Lincoln, NE 68509
    (402) 471-2728
    Legislative Staff are full-time employees, office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
    • About

      State Senator Lydia Brasch represents District 16 in the Nebraska Legislature. District 16 includes Burt County, Cuming County and Washington County. The 2010 Census lists District 16 with a TOTAL population of 36,231. The state is divided into 49 legislative districts, each home to approximately 35,000 people. Senators are elected to four-year terms. Term limits in Nebraska to serve two 4 year terms.
      A senator is called to:
      ~represent the people and the best interests of his or her legislative district;
      ~appropriate funds to further the state's progress and that of its citizens, protect property and persons, strengthen our productive capacity, and create new opportunities;
      ~right injustices involving the public;
      ~keep a careful check and set policy on the operation of state government;
      ~keep a forum where people can be heard;
      ~provide a means of access for a private citizen through the maze of government;
      ~propose constitutional amendments to be submitted for a vote by the people;
      ~establish state policy by introducing bills to create new programs, modify existing programs, and repeal laws which are no longer needed;
      ~observe the legislative rules of decorum and discipline, and encourage the promotion of the welfare and well-being of the citizens of the state;study legislation carefully;
      ~exercise legislative power to the best of his or her ability; and study problems between sessions and determine whether legislative solutions are needed to correct them.

    • Directions

      Please refer to a map or call for directions 402-471-2728. Room 1016 is on the 1st floor; the Northwest side of the Capitol. The closest entrance is the side where Abraham Lincoln Statue is located.