Pillen seeking new Nebraska state treasurer as Murante departs for NPERS
Applications due by end of the business day on Wednesday.
LINCOLN, Neb. (WOWT) - Nebraska Gov. Jim Pillen is now tasked with appointing a new state treasurer.
“I appreciate Mr. Murante’s years of service as State Treasurer,” Pillen told 6 News in an email. “His experience, knowledge and commitment to public service made him a clear choice for this appointment.”
As far as finding a new person to take over as treasurer, Gov. Pillen’s office says the process has already begun.
“The process will start immediately to receive applications from those who demonstrate a strong commitment to serving in the Treasurer’s Office and are also committed to seeking re-election to that office,” Pillen said.
The individual appointed will serve as Nebraska State Treasurer through 2026, the end of Murante’s term, and will be up for re-election.
Applications are due by 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6. They can be submitted via the governor’s website or mailed to the following address: Office of the Governor, P.O. Box 94848, Lincoln, NE 68509-4848.
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