Sen. Ben Hansen

District 16
Room 1402
P.O. Box 94604
Lincoln, NE 68509
(402) 471-2728
Committee Assignments
  • Agriculture
  • Business and Labor
  • Health and Human Services
  • Rules
  • Legislative Mental Health Care Capacity Strategic Planning Committee
  • Legislative Oversight Review Special Committee


Elected to Nebraska Legislature: 2018; re-elected 2022

Born June 29, 1979, in Schuyler.

Education: Graduate of Schuyler Central High School, 1998; Central Community College, 2000; Wayne State College (B.S. in psychology), 2002; Palmer College of Chiropractic (D.C.), 2007.

Family: Married Jill Christine Groene, July 13, 2002; one child: Olivia.

Occupation: Chiropractic physician

Former member: Blair City Council, 2015-18; board, Blair Chamber of Commerce, 2012-18; board, Blair Community School Foundation, 2014-18; Blair Lions Club (president); Blair LB840 Committee, 2012-15.

Honors and awards: summa cum laude, president’s list and Pi Tau Delta Honor Society, Palmer College of Chiropractic.