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Senator Ben Sasse holding human trafficking hearing

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Posted at 8:15 AM, Sep 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-03 16:13:52-04

LINCOLN, Neb. (KMTV) — Nebraska Senator Ben Sasse is holding a human trafficking hearing in Lincoln today.

Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson, Crysta Price, CEO Of HTI Labs, a Human Trafficking Initiative out of Creighton, Julie Slama, Nebraska District 1 Senator, and David Murray, Vice President of Product Development and Services for the Financial Integrity Network will all give testimony to the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Subcommittee.

In a press release, Senator Sasse released a statement:

“Modern slavery is a stain on our society. Human trafficking is a despicable, multi-billion-dollar business that profits from the suffering of vulnerable women and young children. We owe it to these enslaved victims to shine a light on this black market and bring low-lifes to justice. That’s what this hearing is about.”

The hearing begins at 2:00 p.m at the Nebraska Department of Transportation and Highway Safety Office.

We'll more on this story tonight on 3 News Now Live at 6 and 10 - Available on-air, on the 3 News Now apps for mobile and streaming devices and on our website.

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