Lincoln, NE – Nebraska lawmakers on the Legislature's Redistricting Committee heard a lot of criticism and little praise from all over the state for their proposed congressional and legislative redistricting plans at two hearings May 13.
Omaha, NE – A former strip club in Omaha's Park Avenue neighborhood will be the new home of a community center.
InCOMMON Community Development plans to open the Park Avenue Community Center in the former Sheri's Show Club location at Park Avenue and Leavenworth Streets in Omaha. InCOMMON executive director Christian Gray says it'll take about two months to clean up the building and turn it in to a community gathering space.
Lincoln, NE – People in Columbus, Alliance, Hastings, McCook, North Platte, Norfolk, Omaha and Scottsbluff will have an opportunity to share their thoughts with Nebraska legislators on the redistricting process via video conference at the Redistricting Committee's May 13 hearings.
The hearings, scheduled for 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., will be available in several locations throughout the state to enable citizens who can't attend in Lincoln to offer testimony and interact with the committee.