Suttle lobbies to save credit rating, create jobs

September 21st, 2011

By Lindsey Peterson

Omaha, NE – Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle has been on the move the last few days in an effort to save the city’s AAA credit rating as well as bring jobs to the Omaha metro.

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Confusion after council votes down fire contract

August 17th, 2011

By Lindsey Peterson

Omaha, NE- The Omaha City Council voted down the city’s agreement with the Omaha Fire Union Tuesday. But the final vote seemed to confuse onlookers and council members alike.

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Community waits in line to influence Council votes

August 10th, 2011

By Lindsey Peterson

Omaha, NE – The Omaha City Council heard hours of testimony from the public Tuesday, as they tried to sway the Council’s vote on a city contract with the Fire Department.

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Suttle announces compromise in labor dispute

May 24th, 2011

By Ben Bohall

Omaha, NE – The city of Omaha has reached a tentative agreement with the Firefighters Union for a renewed labor contract. KVNO News’ Ben Bohall checked in with Joe Jordan from Nebraska Watchdog for the latest on the deal.

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Wage dispute reforms head to final clearance

May 20th, 2011

By Fred Knapp

Lincoln, NE – A measure that supporters predict will slow the increase in public sector wages is one vote away from passing.

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Gov threatens to veto CIR bill

May 17th, 2011

By Fred Knapp

Lincoln, NE – Governor Dave Heineman says he’ll veto a bill to reform the Commission of Industrial Relations unless it’s changed.

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