Sen. Tony Vargas

District 07
Room 8th Floor
P.O. Box 94604
Lincoln, NE 68509
(402) 471-2721
Email: tvargas@leg.ne.gov
Committee Assignments
  • Appropriations
  • Committee On Committees
  • Reference
  • Executive Board
  • Legislature's Planning Committee
  • Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment Special Oversight Committee (LR 25)
  • Economic Recovery Special Committee

Biography

Elected to Nebraska Legislature: 2016; re-elected 2020

Born Sept. 2, 1984, in Flushing, N.Y.

Education: Graduate of Smithtown High School, 2002; University of New York – Rochester (B.A.), 2007; Pace University (M.S. in education), 2010.

Family: Married Lauren Micek, July 9, 2016; two children: Ava and Luca.

Former: Teacher and education/nonprofit consultant. Member: Aspen Global Leadership Network; Omaha Public School Board; Dahlman Neighborhood Association; St. Francis Cabrini Parish; board, New Leaders Council; board, Nebraska Children’s Home Society.

Honors and awards: 2021 Civil Society Fellow; 2020 Council of State Governments 20 Under 40; 2019 Henry Toll Fellow, Council of State Governments; 2018 Presidential Leadership Scholar; Ten Outstanding Young Omahans, Omaha Jaycees; 2017 Ten Outstanding Young Americans; 2017 Defender of the Bill of Rights Award, ACLU of Nebraska.