Nelson out farming?
After repeatedly questioning his U.S. Senate opponent about his dealing on his property tax valuations, it has now come to light that Senator Ben Nelson may have been cheating on his Sarpy County taxes for the past five years.
By claiming that his hunting retreat was a farm, it appears that Nelson was jobbing the
Nelson — a millionaire many times over and the wealthiest member of the Nebraska-Iowa Congressional delegation — is no stranger to getting his property tax valuations lowered. He succeeded at lowering the valuations of both his Regency mansion in
But, while those valuations were apparently legal, the
Let’s all recognize that Nelson brought this entire matter upon himself, jeering at Pete Ricketts when Ricketts legally contested his valuation.
The little matter of tax valuations may have just changed the course of this Senate campaign.