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Nebraska Attorney General

Current State AG
Doug Peterson (R)
Political Party
Republican
Assumed Office

2015

Doug Peterson was elected Attorney General in 2014. Early in his career, AG Peterson was a Lincoln County Attorney, where he prosecuted both criminal and civil cases. From 1988 to 1990, he served as an assistant AG, representing the state in employment law matters and tort litigation. In 1990, AG Peterson entered private practice, where he worked until his election.

Doug Peterson was elected Attorney General in 2014. Early in his career, AG Peterson was a Lincoln County Attorney, where he prosecuted both criminal and civil cases. From 1988 to 1990, he served as an assistant AG, representing the state in employment law matters and tort litigation. In 1990, AG Peterson entered private practice, where he worked until his election.

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The AG is an elected position in Nebraska.

  • Next Election:November 8, 2022
  • Election Process:Elected
  • Term/Limit:4 years / none


Latest Nebraska Attorney General News & Insights

Attorneys General Challenge Biden Administration’s COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate for Healthcare Workers

A group of ten AGs, led by Missouri AG Eric Schmitt and Nebraska AG Doug Peterson, sued the Biden administration over the legality and constitutionality of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) Omnibus COVID-19 Health Care Staff Vaccination Interim Final Rule (“the Vaccine Mandate”). The complaint alleges that the Vaccine Mandate is an…

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Nebraska Attorney General Asked to Weigh In on Legality of Delta-8

July 20, 2021. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer reinvigorated the federal marijuana debate last week with the introduction of his Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act, which seeks to de-schedule cannabis and regulate cannabis sales, possession and use in a manner that balances individual liberty with public health and safety.

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Attorneys General Testify in House Hearing on Big Tech and Competition

On March 18, 2021, Colorado AG Phil Weiser and Nebraska AG Doug Peterson testified before the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law of the House’s Committee on the Judiciary in a hearing titled “Reviving Competition, Part 3: Strengthening the Laws to Address Monopoly Power.” The Subcommittee’s focus in this series of hearings is the…

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