Government

Omaha
2:36 pm
Wed October 31, 2012

Tentative agreement reached with Omaha firefighters' union

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha firefighters could soon have their first new contract since 2007 after negotiators reached a tentative deal.

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Government
9:36 am
Tue October 30, 2012

Omaha Mayor wants end to furlough program for some inmates

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle is asking state officials to keep inmates convicted of violent or gang-related crimes from getting a chance at furlough programs.

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Government
6:06 am
Tue October 30, 2012

Two incumbent Congressmen are running for Iowa’s 3rd Congressional District seat

Redistricting eliminated Iowa’s 5th Congressional District, and changes to districts 3 and 4.

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Government
9:05 am
Fri October 26, 2012

Lawmakers focus on kids aging out of foster care

LINCOLN--Nebraska lawmakers are putting more focus on needs of the 19-year-olds aging out of the foster care system. 

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Government
3:31 pm
Thu October 25, 2012

Child advocates, Nebraska lawmakers discuss state services for youths

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Child advocates are asking Nebraska lawmakers to extend state services to youths who are pushed out of foster care because of age limits.

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Government
3:26 pm
Wed October 24, 2012

Voters will decide on two proposed constitutional amendments

Nebraska voters will decide November 6 if lawmakers should be paid more and whether to extend their term limits.

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Government
1:00 am
Tue October 23, 2012

Changes proposed to sewer use fees for some Omaha businesses

The Omaha City Council will hold a public hearing Tuesday on possible changes to the sewer use fees paid by businesses.

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Government
8:28 am
Mon October 22, 2012

Nebraska lawmakers set hearing on foster care services

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have scheduled a hearing on children who "age out" of the state's foster care system.

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Government
12:11 pm
Wed October 10, 2012

Council Bluffs looks to 2030

Council Bluffs officials are looking to the city’s future, and what’s necessary for growth.

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Government
5:06 am
Tue October 9, 2012

Douglas County Commissioners Celebrating Courthouse's 100th Anniversary

Douglas County Courthouse

The Douglas County Courthouse turns 100 this month.

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