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Douglas County Commissioner - District 3

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  • Chris Rodgers
    (D)

Biographical Information

What element of the county’s government is most effective, and why?

What are some ways to provide property tax relief? Are there any services you think should be cut, and if so, why?

What do you see as the three most compelling problems facing your office?

What should the county do to address climate change issues?

Current Public Office, dates held Douglas County Commissioner (2005 - Present)
Past Public Office, dates held Member of Metropolitan Community College Board of Governors (1999 - 2004)
Education Creighton University BA 92; MBA 99 and University of Nebraska at Omaha MPA 2002
Military experience None
Volunteer experience Salem Baptist Church, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc.
The Health Department is one of our most effective elements. I think we see it now through our response to the Coronavirus Pandemic.
County Government runs very lean. Ending unfunded mandates from the state can help reduce property taxes.
Mentally Ill in adult corrections, reforming juvenile justice and preparing public health for its future in Douglas County.
We should take opportunities to use renewable energy. I think this is the most immediate manner we can address climate change.