Below are links to various news articles and / or video the League feels might be of interest to you and your community. Clicking the link will take you to the website of that particular news organization.

Lincoln named a top travel destination for 2017, Lincoln Journal Star, Dec. 6, 2016

City to study options for cemetery expansion, Grand Island Independent, Dec. 6, 2016

The Moenning era begins in Norfolk, Norfolk Daily News, Dec. 5, 2016

New city nonprofit would give subsidies to groups that bring conventions to area, Omaha World-Herald, Dec. 5, 2016

Nebraska Multisport Complex in La Vista to rely less on donations, Omaha World-Herald, Dec. 5 2016

Rural volunteer fire departments try to spark new interest to fill aging ranks, Norfolk Daily News, Dec. 4, 2016

Standing Bear statue eyed for Lincoln's Centennial Mall, Grand Island Independent, Dec. 2, 2016

Springfield preparing for major development, construction, Grand Island Independent, Dec. 1, 2016

Budget a key concern for upcoming legislative session, Scottsbluff Star-Herald, Dec. 1, 2016

The 10 tallest buildings in Lincoln, Lincoln Journal Star, Nov. 29, 2016






























































































Legislative News

Items of Interest to Municipalities

Gov. Ricketts announces road projects at League Annual Conference

Gov. Pete Ricketts and his distinguished guests came to the League's Annual Conference in Kearney as part of a statewide tour to unveil the Nebraska Department of Roads' new infrastructure priorities. Former Gov. Kay Orr, U.S. Sen. Deb Fisher and state Department of Roads Director Kyle Schneweis joined the Governor at the conference. All four spoke to League delegates in attendance.

Preconference Seminar: Labor Relations Update at League Annual Conference

Attorney's Jerry L. Pigsley and Kelly M. Ekeler with the law firm Woods & Aitken LLP, presented the latest updates on labor relations affecting municipalities to League delegates in attendance at the 2016 League Annual Conference on Wednesday September 21 in Kearney. Topics included New Overtime Rule, Fair Labor Standards Act, Family Medical Leave Act, Americans With Disabilities, and Equal Employment Opportunities.

The League of Nebraska Municipalities is a nonprofit organization of cities and villages that was established in the late 1800s to represent municipalities in the Legislature. The League’s functions include sponsoring educational seminars, publishing a magazine and newsletters, representing its member cities and villages on state advisory boards and answering technical questions. The top priority is representing its members in the legislative process.








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