Governor Johanns Taking Applications for State Treasurer Job

With Lorelee Byrd's announcement of her resignation, the State Treasurer's job is now open to applicants. Governor Mike Johanns is accepting applications through December 12th to fill the State Treasurer's position.

The Governor says he looks forward to hearing from Nebraskans interested in the job. He says he hopes to have a new treasurer in place by the time Byrd's resignation takes effect on January sixth. Those interested in the position should send a resume, cover letter and application to the Governor's office.

Among the applicants for the job, is Democrat Stormy Dean.