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Douglas County Public Defender, Sheriff Request Budget Increases. Omaha City Council Approves Equipment for Fire Department

Douglas County Public Defender, Sheriff Request Budget Increases. Omaha City Council Approves Equipment for Fire Department

Two criminal justice arms of local government told Douglas County Commissioners Tuesday they need more money to stay competitive and cover costs not included in their initial 2022/2023 budgets. Douglas County Public Defender Tom Riley requested a budget of nearly $7.2 million, more than $350,000 than their target amount. Riley said a major portion would…




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