Neb. Dems claim AG hid ownership of vacation home
LINCOLN, Neb. (Legal Newsline) - The Nebraska Democratic Party is taking aim at state Attorney General Jon Bruning for his shared ownership of a pricey vacation home.
According to The Associated Press, the party filed an ethics complaint Monday against Bruning, a Republican running for the U.S. Senate.
The party claims he didn't disclose that he shared ownership of a $675,000 home near Ashland in various financial statements.
According to the AP, the attorney general owns the home through a time-share agreement with two Nelnet executives. Nelnet is a Lincoln-based lending conglomerate that deals in the administration and repayment of student loans.
Bruning's campaign told the AP the home was properly disclosed and that the complaint is a "coordinated effort by Democrats."
If he wins the GOP nomination, Bruning will challenge Democratic Sen. Ben Nelson.
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