Mayor Stothert Proposes 2017 Budget

July 20th, 2016

By Ryan Robertson

The Mayor wants to increase the City’s budget by 2.9 percent, bringing total appropriations to $852 million. Most of that will go to cover labor costs. The 2017 budget includes a 2 percent raise for most City workers. Total revenues increased to $916.9 million.

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Councilman Garry Gernandt talks budget,annexation, & hunting in parks

September 9th, 2015

By Ryan Robertson

Omaha City Councilman Garry Gernandt is one of the longest serving members on the council. He sat down with KVNO News to talk recent Council decisions.

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Omaha City Council Approves Annexation, Talks Budget with Public

August 12th, 2015

By Ryan Robertson

It took a little more than 10 minutes to add around 14 thousand residents to the City of Omaha. Council Members met Tuesday to vote on Mayor Jean Stothert’s most recent annexation plan

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Great Plains Black History Museum supporters seek inclusion in city budget

August 28th, 2014

By Ja'Nel Johnson

Omaha, NE — Supporters of the Great Plains Black History Museum in Omaha are hoping that Mayor Jean Stothert doesn’t veto $40,000 in funding for the museum. Leaders of the museum believe it’s time for the city to begin supporting the mission of the cultural attraction.

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2013 Legislature To Grapple With Issues Including Health Care, Taxes

January 8th, 2013

By Fred Knapp

Lincoln, NE — As the Nebraska legislature prepares to begin its 2013 session on January 9th, issues such as Medicaid and state aid to higher education are at the forefront.

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Fiscal cliff could hit home for some Nebraska families

December 7th, 2012

By Grant Gerlock

Lincoln, NE – If Congress and the White House can’t reach a fiscal deal, the sudden changes in taxes and spending would hit home for some farm families and people depending on the farm bill.

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