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Chris Chappelear

Chris Chappelear

Chris Chappelear is the former chairman of the Nebraska Federation of Young Republicans and is the president of Long Pine Creek, LLC. He lives with his daughter in Omaha.

COMMENTARY

Turmoil in Nebraska Republican Party is self-inflicted

By: - August 30, 2022

There is a great amount of turmoil in the Nebraska Republican Party these days, and it’s entirely self-inflicted. As a longtime participant in Republican politics in this state and as a current member of the Nebraska GOP state central committee, which governs the party between its biennial conventions, I am disgusted and somewhat horrified by […]

COMMENTARY

Neither side of the aisle understands why millennials are leaving Nebraska

By: - April 15, 2022

The recent debate in the Legislature over tax cuts and comments by candidates to be the next governor of Nebraska over the reason why millennials are leaving the state are curious to me, to say the least. Depending on which side of the aisle they’re on, the reason they give is either that taxes in […]