MEET STEVE

"In the Legislature, I'll be an independent voice and work to solve problems for Millard and Ralston - making our neighborhoods stronger and safe."

About-Steve-Family-Focus

Born and raised in Omaha, Steve has lived here all his life. He attended Holy Name Elementary and Roncalli High School, and earned both a business and law degree from Creighton University. Growing up the fifth of nine children, family has always been integral in Steve’s life. He is the proud father of four daughters – Nicole, Rachel, Alison, and Maureen – and enjoyed years of coaching Ralston Girls Softball and Mary Our Queen Mustangs Soccer teams. Steve has been a member of St. Gerald Catholic Parish for 30 years.

PRINCIPLES

SUCCESSFUL BUSINESSMAN

Steve is a partner with the law firm Hauptman, O’Brien, Wolf & Lathrop, PC. He’s a fierce advocate for workers, businesses, and consumers. To help Nebraskans keep up with the rising cost of living, Steve has brought business, civic and education leaders together to pass major reforms to job training programs, create new career education pathways, and develop sensible economic development incentives that attract new companies and create good-paying jobs.

EFFECTIVE FISCAL LEADERSHIP, INVESTING IN EDUCATION

Steve has been a fiscally responsible leader for Millard and Ralston in the Legislature by balancing the budget, while providing meaningful property tax relief. Steve led the efforts in passing the two largest tax cuts in Nebraska history, while ensuring more funding for Millard and Ralston schools.

MAKING MILLARD AND RALSTON SAFER

Through Steve’s leadership, Millard and Ralston are safer from sex offenders, habitual criminals, and gang members. As a State Senator, Steve led the efforts to crack down on gang and gun violence while also being selected by a bipartisan committee to investigate Nebraska’s scandal-plagued prisons. Steve will continue to keep our neighborhoods safe by ensuring violent criminals serve their full sentences.

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