Democrats Slam Flood’s No Vote On Active Shooter Alert System | KLIN

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Democrats Slam Flood’s No Vote On Active Shooter Alert System | KLIN

There will be no honeymoon for Nebraska’s newest U.S. congressman as Democrats on Thursday lambasted a vote by U.S. Rep. Mike Flood against an Amber Alert-type warning system for active shooters.

Flood, a Republican and former state senator, was sworn in Tuesday as the state’s representative in the 1st Congressional District, after winning a special election June 28 against State Sen. Patty Pansing Brooks of Lincoln, a Democrat.

The rare, special election was necessitated after Jeff Fortenberry resigned his congressional seat in March following a guilty verdict for lying to federal agents probing illegal, “conduit” campaign contributions.

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