Omaha is in the midst of an 18-year combined sewer overflow project with a price tag of nearly two billion dollars.
Street maintenance and potholes was a major subject of debate between City Councilwoman Jean Stothert and Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle.
The two debated a variety of issues at the Omaha Press Club Debate last Friday.
Stothert said she has been the chair of the public works committee for the past four years and street repair and road maintenance is something the entire city council is concerned about.
Stothert said one of the most common complaints she hears from people is how their streets are not in good condition.
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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new state-equalization funding bill for Nebraska public schools has won first-round approval from lawmakers.
The Omaha Press Club is the site of a Mayoral Debate this Friday at Noon with candidates Jean Stothert and incumbent Mayor Jim Suttle.