Omaha City Council Tables Vote on Restaurant Tax Once Again

September 13th, 2016

By Ryan Robertson

Instead of supporting the measure outright Tuesday, Councilman Chris Jerram proposed an amendment which would lower the restaurant tax on all businesses—brick and mortar as well as food trucks– by a quarter of a percent, down to 2.25 percent.

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Nebraska Libertarian Party Growing in 2016

September 13th, 2016

By Ryan Robertson

Knebel said in the last few years, many Nebraskans were surprised Libertarians had ballot access. But over the last few months, the Nebraska Libertarian party has seen some fairly impressive growth.

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New American Dish

September 8th, 2016

By Ryan Robertson

The Refugee Empowerment Center and chefs from Block 16 and Kitchen Table are working with New American women to prepare dishes inspired by their homeland.

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NEMA: Businesses, People Should Prepare for Natural, Man-made Disasters

September 6th, 2016

By Ryan Robertson

People used to prepare for natural disasters, but after the September 11th terrorist attacks, people—and businesses—had to start preparing for something else

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Council Approves $100 million UNMC project

August 31st, 2016

By Ryan Robertson

iEXCEL will create 325 new jobs, and generate a little more than $39 million of economic impact

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Omaha Council Approves Mayor’s 2017 Budget

August 24th, 2016

By Ryan Robertson

Omaha Police Department’s Police Athletics Community Engagement program, or PACE, also received more funding thanks to an amendment sponsored by Councilman Pete Festersen.

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