The University of Nebraska Omaha chapter of the Chi Omega sorority teamed with Jones Bros. cupcakes for a successful charity event Sunday that raised nearly $1000 in free-will donations and featured balloon animals, face painting, a magician, a custom cupcake and a raffle.
Three proposed bills calling for further regulation of financial constraints on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline would hamper or prevent the project, said Jim Krause, operations manager for TransCanada. Krause made his remarks during testimony opposing the legislation on Wednesday, Feb. 9.
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Dave Nabity is one of three Republican candidates running for mayor of Omaha. Though he hasn't held public office before, he has been a part of local and Nebraska politics for years. He is a graduate of UNO and has worked in business with his company, Nabity Business Advisors.
His political contributions to the city and state have centered on protecting small business interests and managing government contracts and spending. In 2009, he founded the Omaha Alliance for the Private Sector which worked on reports regarding fire and police contracts, reorganization of government, and countless other proposals on how to save money and consolidate budgets.