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Nebraska senators advance bill to keep property tax credit program from shrinking

Lincoln Journal Star 27 Jan 2022
John Cavanaugh of Omaha noted that the program does not actually reduce property tax bills or lower income tax rates ... Omaha-Sarpy County casino battle lands in Legislature's hands ... Party ... Party ... Omaha. Party ... Omaha. Party ... Omaha. Party ... Omaha. Party ... Omaha. Party ... Party ... Omaha. Party ... Omaha. Party ... Omaha. Party ... Party ... Party ... Party ... Party ... Omaha. Party ... Party ... Omaha. Party.
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Nebraska school aid revamp aims for property tax relief but OPS has questions

Omaha World-Herald 27 Jan 2022
But Nebraska's largest district, the Omaha Public Schools, joined leading agricultural groups in questioning the plan during two public hearings over two days in two separate committees ... Brett Lindstrom of Omaha introduced the tax-related pieces in LB 891 ... Party ... Party ... Party ... Omaha. Party ... Omaha. Party ... Omaha. Party ... Omaha. Party ... Omaha. Party ... Omaha Party.
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Lawmakers advance bill to create 'innovation hubs' in distressed parts of Nebraska

Omaha World-Herald 26 Jan 2022
Terrell McKinney of Omaha had designated Legislative Bill 450 as his priority, increasing the likelihood it would be debated ... There are currently enterprise zones in Omaha, South Sioux City and Otoe County, and the department is accepting applications for up to two more ... Party ... Party ... Party ... Omaha. Party ... Omaha. Party ... Omaha. Party ... Omaha. Party ... Omaha Party.
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Public school advocates among those with objections to Ricketts' COVID relief spending plan

Omaha World-Herald 26 Jan 2022
It was the causes that wouldn’t get funding — or at least enough of it — that fueled some objections, including the state's public schools and areas of Omaha with large populations of Black and Latino residents ... Tanya Santos, a parochial school administrator in Omaha, also advocated for the program ... Party ... Party ... Party ... Omaha. Party ... Omaha ... Omaha Party.
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Omaha City Council hears fiery objections to the move of downtown library

Omaha World-Herald 26 Jan 2022
More than a dozen residents, many airing criticism and objections, shared their thoughts on the proposed move of Omaha's downtown library with the City Council on Tuesday — one day before city officials plan to make a major redevelopment announcement ... "I agree with the mayor," one Omaha resident said ... Meet the Omaha City Council ... Party ... Party ... Party.
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Bob Whitehouse, former NU regent, dies at 77

Beatrice Daily Sun 26 Jan 2022
Dan Crisler Omaha World-Herald ... A Kearney State College athlete and graduate, Whitehouse spent 47 years in the Omaha Public Schools — as a teacher and coach at Central High School and later as an administrator at Bryan High School, Bryan Middle School and Omaha South High School ... Party ... Party ... Party ... Party ... Party ... East Omaha, north Bellevue ... Party ... Party.
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Fortenberry's trial date delayed after suspension of jury trials due to COVID-19 surge

Lincoln Journal Star 26 Jan 2022
Dave Heineman share a laugh at Sasse's Election Night party Tuesday at the Grand Manse ... Republican Party ... Jeff Fortenberry, R-Neb.,, second right, shakes the hand of a supporter during a Nebraska Republican Party Get Out The Vote rally tour stop in Omaha, Neb., Friday, Nov ... ANNA REED, Omaha WORLD-HERALD. GOP Election Party, 11.3.
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China 2008 vs 2022: Richer, stronger, more confrontational

The Columbus Telegram 26 Jan 2022
The ruling Communist Party is using that wealth to try to become a “technology power” and is spending more on its military than any country other than the United States ... The ruling party celebrated with the most expensive Summer Games to date ... Attorney for Omaha driver going 97 mph in fatal crash says COVID may be to blame Investigators.
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Proposed limits on number of Nebraska racetrack casinos create unusual allies

Omaha World-Herald 25 Jan 2022
At the time of the vote, Nebraska had six tracks, in Omaha, Lincoln, Grand Island, Hastings, Columbus and South Sioux City, which meant the potential for six casinos ... State senators, Latino business leaders urge $50 million in COVID relief for South Omaha ... "You shouldn't tie the hands of the Omaha facility before we even get started." ... Omaha Party.
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Social Security tax exemption advances in Nebraska Legislature, but final vote will wait

Omaha World-Herald 25 Jan 2022
Brett Lindstrom of Omaha, would phase out taxes on the retirement income twice as fast as a law passed last year ... Party ... Party ... Party ... Omaha. Party ... Omaha. Party ... Omaha. Party ... Omaha. Party ... Omaha. Party ... Omaha. Party ... Party ... Omaha. Party ... Omaha. Party ... Omaha. Party ... Party ... Party ... Party ... Party ... Party ... Party ... Omaha Party ... Party ... Party ... Party ... Party ... Party ... Party ... Party ... Party ... Party.
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Bob Whitehouse, former OPS educator and NU regent, dies at 77

Omaha World-Herald 25 Jan 2022
Omaha woman who was oldest living person in U.S ... A Kearney State College athlete and graduate, Whitehouse spent 47 years in the Omaha Public Schools — as a teacher and coach at Central High School and later as an administrator at Bryan High School, Bryan Middle School and Omaha South High School ... Party ... Party ... Party ... Party ... Party ... Party ... Party ... Party.
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Midlands Voices: Legislature can be partisan — a bad idea — without constitutional amendment

Omaha World-Herald 25 Jan 2022
... any given political party ... The state’s two political parties would presumably each field a candidate in each district, but in most of the races — especially in Omaha and Lincoln — they do that now. Presumably, each candidate would openly identify their party, as would the ballot.
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Judge says she'll issue order on Omaha's mask mandate by noon Tuesday

Lincoln Journal Star 25 Jan 2022
Todd Cooper and Alia Conley Omaha World-Herald. A judge said she will decide by noon Tuesday — or maybe even by late Monday — whether people in Omaha will have to continue wearing masks in public. A judge said she will decide by noon Tuesday whether people in Omaha will have to continue wearing masks in public.
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Oregon Legislature: Will Dems, GOP be able to get along?

The Columbus Telegram 25 Jan 2022
While both parties are cautiously optimistic they can get along, especially as there have been leadership changes from the previous session, Breese-Iverson reiterated that “tools” are on the table, this includes walkouts — an increasingly common tactic the minority party has used in order to delay and block bills.
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Biden to visit Pittsburgh as president plans more travel

The Columbus Telegram 25 Jan 2022
HARRISBURG, Pa ... Day. The fast-spreading Omicron variant of the coronavirus, inflation and other challenges have pummeled Biden’s approval rating and threaten a midterm rout for his party. People are also reading…. Attorney for Omaha driver going 97 mph in fatal crash says COVID may be to blame Investigators ... Senate seat both on the ballot ... .
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