Impeachment bill would have little impact
Name some ethical lapse, and there's probably a law somewhere to cover it.
That's what the Nebraska Unicameral is set to do, preparing to vote on a law that would make breaking laws during campaigns grounds for impeachment.
The issue came up during the David Hergert controversy, which led to the University of Nebraska regent's impeachment and removal from office after he was accused of breaking campaign laws.
The new law makes it clear that breaking laws during a campaign is an impeachable offense.
There probably won't be many more cases like that of Hergert in the future, if any.
But it would be nice if an appropriate law were in place if one ever does.