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Democracy on a 3-minute time limit with no discussion

Davis at the Legislature: Local control of wind energy

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Democracy on a 3-minute time limit with no discussion (1 Talk Back Entries 1)

One aspect of the recent North Platte school budget hearing that merits justifiable criticism is the 3-minute limit on testimony. You might shrug off the school’s $3 million deficit to start the year, but when you mess with the public’s right to talk to elected officials, that’s serious.  ...More

Davis at the Legislature: Local control of wind energy

On Monday, Aug. 19, I attended a meeting in Hyannis presented by a group of individuals who are strongly opposed to the development of wind energy systems in the Sandhills. ...More

Mail: NP school's cash reserves shift, budget shortfall

In the general fund budget of the North Platte Public Schools, current cash reserves have dropped, in round numbers, from $10 million in 2014-15 to $7 million in the proposed budget, well short of the $11 million needed to have the suggested 25% reserve to support a $42 million budget. ...More

Mail: During budget hearings, ask for 10% cut

On Aug. 3, during a ceremony in Lexington, State Sen. Matt Williams made the following statement “When we in Nebraska have a problem we step up, accept the responsibility, and work together for positive change.” ...More

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