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.

Man who stole about $50,000 from La Vista firefighters association gets probation, Omaha World-Herald, May 16, 2016

At memorial service for fallen police officers, a call to 'continue their legacy', Omaha World-Herald, May 16, 2016

 Members sought for oversight committee, Grand Island Independent, May 15, 2016

City issue? Access Kearney app allows residents to submit requests or comments, Kearney Hub, May 14, 2016

Lincoln to install 10 electric car charger stations downtown, Lincoln Journal Star, May 9, 2016

Groundbreaking set for $1.2 million Merrick County theater project, The Grand Island Independent, May 8, 2016

Johnson plans lofty goals for himself, staff as city manager, Scottsbluff Star-Herald, May 4, 2016

Tiny Nebraska town says no to 1,100 jobs, citing way of life, Kearney Hub, May 2, 2016

Don Walton: State senators to share nonpartisan lessons with S. Dakotans, Lincoln Journal Star, May 2, 2016

City recycling program likely will start next year, Lincoln Journal Star, May 1, 2016



















































































Legislative News

Items of Interest to Municipalities

City and state leaders call for proactive approach to emerald ash borer

Lincoln Sen. Patty Pansing Brooks, Lincoln Mayor Chris Beutler, Plattsmouth Mayor Paul Lambert and Dr. Scott Josiah of the Nebraska Forest Service called for cities and the state to be proactive in dealing with the emerald ash borer (EAB), which is projected to cause more than $960 million in damage statewide. Costs can be contained by taking action now. Lincoln Southeast High School Students in the background spent time wrapping ribbons around the ash trees to show the impact of EAB when it strikes.

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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