Senator Slama will not seek re-election

(KLZA)-- Nebraska 1st District State Senator Julie Slama has announced that she will not seek re-election this year.

Slama was appointed to the position in 2019 by then Governor Pete Ricketts and was then elected to the seat in 2020.

Slama said in a social media post that she has decided to go into private practice as an attorney and “focus on the joys and responsibilities of being a new mom.”

Among her accomplishments in her six years in office Slama listed “historic victories” including federal support for the Peru levee repair, legislation supporting $15 million for Falls City electrical upgrades, expanded degree offerings at Peru State College, Constitutional Carry and Voter ID.

Senator Slama's term will expire in January of 2025.

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