OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Benson community in Omaha has broken ground on a nearly $2 million project that will widen the business district's sidewalks and provide more parking.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials say the state's upcoming fuel tax increase will help replace old bridges, repave county roads and allow work on construction projects to start earlier.

Late August deadline for OPS vote on facilities bond issue

Aug 5, 2014

The Omaha Public Schools board has until August 29th to vote on a facilities bond issue for it to go before voters in November.

OPS looks to possible $682 million bond issue for facilities

Jul 18, 2014

OPS is looking at a $682 million bond issue for critical infrastructure work, upgrades, and new schools.

City Council to vote Tuesday on sewer use fees increase

Jul 14, 2014

Omahans could pay much more in sewer use fees if a proposal before the City Council is approved Tuesday.

Omaha Mayor proposes 45 percent increase in sewer use fees

Jun 20, 2014

Omahans could see a substantial increase in their sewer bills.

Omaha voters approve bond issues

May 14, 2014

Omaha will move forward with infrastructure and public safety projects.

Voters in the Springfield-Platteview School District will once again be asked to approve a bond for infrastructure upgrades.

Changes proposed to sewer use fees for some Omaha businesses

Oct 23, 2012

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

Omaha's bond rating downgraded

Sep 24, 2012

It’ll cost the city of Omaha more in interest to borrow money for infrastructure projects.