The state department that handles accounting, budgeting, personnel and a myriad of other functions got dinged by state auditors for failing to competitively bid for contracts and repeatedly renew contracts in a new state audit.
By Deena Winter | Watchdog.org | Sep 11, 2015 10:36 AM | 307
The 2-year-old Pinnacle Bank Arena is about to get a nearly million-dollar piece of public art on its front doorstep in what is undoubtedly part of Mayor Chris Beutler’s continuing quest to create a nationally prominent public art collection.
Federal HUD officials won’t say whether Congressman Brad Ashford specifically was involved in problems uncovered by their audit of the Omaha Housing Authority that spanned 11 years, including four when Ashford was at the helm.
By Deena Winter | Watchdog.org | Sep 09, 2015 11:54 AM | 13
The Lancaster County Board is considering lobbying state lawmakers to amend a law passed earlier this year that requires joint public agencies to get voters’ OK before borrowing money and paying it back through increased taxes.