Mar 5, 2011

Assemblyman leaves committee room when his aunt testifies

Janine Hansen

by Anjeanette Damon

Many lawmakers might feel like running out of the room when conservative activist Janine Hansen gets up to testify. Only one actually does: her nephew.

Janine Hansen, part of the Hansen clan that launched the Independent American Party in Nevada , testifies multiple times a day at the Legislature in her role as president of the conservative Nevada Families Eagle Forum.

But if she steps up to the microphone in the Assembly Judiciary or Education committees, her nephew Assemblyman Ira Hansen, R-Sparks, will leave his seat and wait outside until she is done testifying.

To read more of Anjeanette's article, click here.

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