Omaha is in the midst of an 18-year combined sewer overflow project with a price tag of nearly two billion dollars.
Incumbent Chris Jerram and J.R. Jasso are running for the District 3 seat on the Omaha City Council.
Incumbent Councilman Pete Festersen and Dr. Ed Truemper, a critical care pediatrician, are seeking election to the District 1 City Council seat.
The role of education and jobs in reducing Omaha’s violent crime was a key part of a debate Friday between the city’s candidates for Mayor.
Friday is the deadline to register to vote by any other method than in-person for Omaha’s 2013 general election.
Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle’s Communications Director is taking a leave of absence.
Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle will run for re-election May 14, and he’ll be opposed by City Councilwoman Jean Stothert.
The races for Omaha City Council Districts 2, 4, and 7 are set.
Incumbent Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle and City Councilwoman Jean Stothert are the candidates for Mayor in the May 14 general election.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department says it will monitor the Omaha primary election to ensure compliance with federal election laws.