Sen. Larson resigns early to work at state treasurer’s office

December 28, 2018

Tyson Larson has resigned from the Legislature two weeks before completion of his second and final term and will join the state treasurer’s office as Sen. John Murante of Gretna moves into his newly elected position next month.

Larson confirmed his plans in a text message on Friday.

Tim Gragert of Creighton was elected in November to succeed Larson in northeast Nebraska’s 40th District.

Larson, 32, was one of the Legislature’s youngest senators when he was first elected in 2010. He was chairman of the Legislature’s General Affairs Committee.

Murante was elected state treasurer in the midst of his second legislative term. He will succeed State Treasurer Don Stenberg, who was term-limited out of office at the end of his second term.

Gov. Pete Ricketts appointed Andrew La Grone to fill the Murante vacancy in the Legislature earlier this month.

Larson will be engaged in transition activities at the state treasurer’s office following his resignation.

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