Omaha, NE – A group seeking to force a recall election of Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle is officially starting its signature-gathering efforts.
The Mayor Suttle Recall Committee picked up 6,000 petitions Thursday morning at the Douglas County Election Commission. Committee spokesman Jeremy Aspen says collecting 26,643 signatures in the next 30 days will be a daunting task. But he believes the committee has the volunteers, momentum, and money to make it happen.
Omaha, NE – A committee seeking to recall Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle plans to pick up its petitions next week.
The Mayor Suttle Recall Committee announced its upcoming campaign events during a news conference Friday. Once committee members pick up the petitions, volunteers have 30 days to collect 26,643 signatures.
Committee co-spokesperson Nicole Jesse says they plan to gather signatures at an Omaha Nighthawks game, as well as political rallies and restaurants. The Recall Committee also plans to go door-to-door.
Washington, D.C. – A method of drilling oil and gas practiced in Nebraska is becoming increasingly controversial nationwide with many residents complaining about water contamination. But legislation on Capitol Hill to increase regulation of the practice is stalled amid industry opposition.