budget

Government
2:01 pm
Tue April 9, 2013

Fischer: Congress can balance fiscal responsibility and funding important needs

Nebraska’s junior U.S. Senator says Congress can balance fiscal responsibility with funding critical programs.

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Government
4:35 pm
Wed April 3, 2013

Federal budget cuts force cancellation of Offutt air show

OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. (AP) — The annual air show at Offutt Air Force Base south of Omaha has been canceled because of federal budget cuts.

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Government
1:37 pm
Tue March 12, 2013

Stratcom Commander: sequester could hurt mission, operations

The leader of U.S. Strategic Command says the Defense Department’s share of the $85 billion in spending cuts could eventually impact operations.

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Government
8:25 am
Tue January 8, 2013

New contract with Firefighters to cost city over $7 million

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha officials have a new contract with the city's firefighters. But it has left the city budget $7.3 million in the red.

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Government
5:09 pm
Thu November 29, 2012

Sen. Johanns: fiscal cliff tax increases would hurt Nebraska families

U.S. Senator Mike Johanns, R-NE

U.S. Senator Mike Johanns says a combination of tax increases and spending cuts set to happen in January would hurt Nebraska families’ bottom lines.

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Government
9:17 am
Tue November 20, 2012

Nebraska state budget outlook improves

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers should have an easier time balancing the budget next year, thanks to growing revenue and shrinking expenses.

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Government
8:16 pm
Tue August 28, 2012

Omaha City Council approves amended 2013 budget

Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle says he’ll accept the changes made by city council members to the 2013 budget.

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Government
1:00 am
Tue August 28, 2012

Omaha City Council to vote on 2013 budget

A vote is scheduled Tuesday afternoon on Omaha’s 2013 budget.

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Government
3:01 pm
Mon August 13, 2012

Omaha Mayor returns to work, defends pay raises for three staff members

Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle at a press conference Monday, his first day back at work after suffering a mild stroke.

Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle is back at work---and unhappy about what he sees as unfair attacks regarding raises given to three members of his staff.

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Omaha
2:00 pm
Tue July 17, 2012

No proposed tax increase in Omaha's 2013 budget

Omaha’s 2013 budget proposal contains no property tax increase, and estimates sales tax revenue will grow 1 to 3 percent.

Mayor Jim Suttle introduced the 2013 budget at Tuesday's City Council meeting. The general fund budget is $319.8 million, a 2.76 percent increase over the 2012 spending plan. Most of the growth in the 2013 plan is due to Omaha Public Works’ budget.

The budget plan accounts for 1.75 percent raises for police, fire, and civilian personnel in 2013. It also includes a police department recruit class.

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