City Councilwoman Jane Raybould launches campaign for Legislature

Lincoln City Councilwoman Jane Raybould announced Tuesday she will seek the District 28 seat in the Legislature being vacated by Sen. Patty Pansing Brooks when she is term-limited out of office at the end of next year. "My priorities will be funding public education, criminal justice reform, mental health services, environmental resiliency and restoring state aid to cities and counties," Raybould said. Raybould served on the Lancaster County Board before she was elected to the City Council in 2015. She was re-elected to a four-year term in 2019 to represent District 3 in southwest Lincoln. In 2018, Raybould was the Democratic nominee for a seat in the U.S. Senate. She’s the second City Council member to run for a seat in the Legislature in the coming election: Council Chairman James Michael Bowers, who represents [...]