About to get underway here at the Omaha City Council. Lots of things on the agenda, and will be tweeting all of them, but we’ve also got the confirmation of Colleen Brennan to the vacant District 5 seat. pic.twitter.com/JY1vJHn0XT — Chris Bowling (@ChrisMBowling) January 12, 2021 About to get underway here at the Omaha City […]
By Chris Bowling, Originally printed in the Omaha Star The overcast February day melted into cold night as hours passed inside the Omaha City Council’s Tuesday meeting. Some of the community members in attendance shift in their seats, others prop their elbows to hold their heads up, but all take notice when Cindy Gains grips […]
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County board members’ arguments, a former mayor’s suggestion and the question of what to do about community mental health dominated a Tuesday Douglas County Board of Commissioners meeting about a proposed facility that could cost up to $60 million. The Douglas County Board of Commissioners meeting, held at 1 p.m. Tuesday on the ninth floor […]
The Nebraska Legislature stands at a crossroads in 2023 regarding LGBTQ Nebraskans, with critical bills that could expand or limit protections.
A local nonprofit group is ramping up efforts to stem construction costs that have helped to drive record prices.
It happened on a late spring Saturday afternoon in Omaha. The cool mid-May breeze caused the fans ringing Westside High School’s modest football field to curl up under their blankets and jackets. They watched, peering through the late afternoon sun, as 16 high school lacrosse players made history. The NorthStar lacrosse team, a group of […]
Frayed nerves over how much power the Nebraska Legislature gives to minority voices to delay or derail the majority’s will erupted into a floor fight Tuesday over Unicameral rules. The result: A frustrated majority set new limits on motions that slow the passage of bills.