Sunday, January 31, 2010
Friday, December 18, 2009
"According to records obtained by Nebraska Watchdog, OPPD with its 2,400 employees is spending at least $960,000 on items that include $10,819 for basketball, bowling, and golf leagues, $37,956 for an employee picnic, $120,000 for “vendor and beverage services”, and $101,182 for service awards."
Sunday, November 29, 2009
University of Nebraska at Omaha Chancellor Jon Christensen provided little detail, but said the current budget crisis is “unprecedented,” at the UNO budget-cutting forum on Nov. 19, 2009.
The UNO Budget Advisory Task Force will hold a meeting on Dec. 2, which is meant to further explain the situation and to provide any new details or information regarding the budget, specifically regarding the special legislative session that adjourned Nov. 20.
The former U.S. ambassador to Israel gave his analysis of the U.S. effort to bring peace to the Middle East, both past and present, in front of a standing room only audience at Thompson Alumni Center.