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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.

$8 million development with hotel, conference center finds funding in Bellevue, Omaha World-Herald, June 24, 2014
http://www.omaha.com/news/metro/million-development-with-hotel-conference-center-finds-funding-in-bellevue/article a55db3c0-37ba-573a-9a19-ce52d38f0b30.html

'I’ve never seen anything like this in my life,' rocker Bret Michaels says of Pilger destruction, Omaha World-Herald, June 24, 2014
http://www.omaha.com/go/i-ve-never-seen-anything-like-this-in-my-life/article_8a97af13-07ff-5acf-b986-b6ec1d7400bf.html

State gets high marks for business friendliness, Lincoln Journal Star, June 24, 2014
http://journalstar.com/business/local/state-gets-high-marks-for-business-friendliness/article_2bb66d21-218d-5ab8-b8f8-53aa2c9c8287.html

Photos: Scenes of devastation in Pilger, Lincoln Journal Star, June 17, 2014
http://journalstar.com/gallery/news/photos-scenes-of-devastation-in-pilger/collection_d419f7ea-37ab-5b1f-b21c-1b6d6724dbf9.html

Grand Island gang numbers identified, Grand Island Independent, June 24, 2014
http://www.theindependent.com/news/local/grand-island-gang-numbers-identified/article_b1426bf0-fb56-11e3-b1ea-0019bb2963f4.html

Bellevue’s first: 21 full-time firefighters, Omaha World-Herald, June 9, 2014
http://www.omaha.com/news/metro/bellevue-s-first-full-time-firefighters/article_08408cfc-0c95-5c28-8bd8-6df9003759b3.html

Omaha Public Power District begins to map plan for powering next 20 years, Omaha World-Herald, June 9, 2014
http://www.omaha.com/news/metro/omaha-public-power-district-begins-to-map-plan-for-powering/article_e7851ce0-f9fa-574f-8858-d7de9e9245f9.html

South Lincoln complex to have sports fields, Defy Gravity, Lincoln Journal Star, June 9, 2014
http://journalstar.com/news/local/south-lincoln-complex-to-have-sports-fields-defy-gravity/article_11e83142-ff9b-5ce3-a499-eb3a5193b7fe.html

Grow Grand Island releases phase one survey results, Grand Island Independent, June 8, 2014
http://www.theindependent.com/news/business/grow-grand-island-releases-phase-one-survey-results/article_c4cda036-eeb8-11e3-bc8a-0019bb2963f4.html

Hotels concerned about proposed occupation tax, York News-Times, June 9, 2014
http://www.yorknewstimes.com/news/hotels-concerned-about-proposed-occupation-tax/article_8ad53c90-edf5-11e3-87f3-0019bb2963f4.html

 

 

 

 


 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Legislative News

Items of Interest to Municipalities

During the interim, or the months between regular legislative sessions, lawmakers will, among many things, consider interim study resolutions or proposals for the study of issues after the Legislature adjourns its regular session. These proposals are sent to the Legislature’s Executive Board, which refers them to the appropriate committees for consideration before next session. Committees then prioritize the resolutions referred to them. Limited time and staff usually preclude work on every resolution. Hearings on interim study resolutions typically are held in late summer or early fall and a weekly notice of those hearings is posted on the Legislature’s website at http://nebraskalegislature.gov/. A list of Interim study resolutions is available on the Legislature’s website at http://nebraskalegislature.gov/session/interim.php.
The 2015 Legislature, which will be the 104th Legislature, is scheduled to convene Jan. 7. It will be a long, or 90-day, session.

 

 

 

 

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