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.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad says that without passage of his property tax plan, residents could see big increases to their tax bills. But a Democratic lawmaker questions the argument.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lawmakers who dug into Nebraska's cash reserve at the height of the recession are now looking to rebuild the state's rainy-day fund.
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.
Lauritzen Gardens is adding a $20 million conservatory.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Investors who were spooked by Washington's fiscal-cliff showdown have created a one-time cash windfall for Nebraska.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new state-equalization funding bill for Nebraska public schools has won first-round approval from lawmakers.
The Omaha Police Department will offer a Salute to Safety Expo this Saturday.
Creighton Bluejays forward Doug McDermott will return for his senior year.
UNMC hosts its 2013 Bike for Sight event this Saturday. Jessica Feilmeier, from UNMC's Opthamology Department, says the purpose of the event is to raise awareness of and support for a vision restoring cataract camp in Addis, Ethiopia.