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Old 05-28-2009, 04:33 PM
 
Location: Omaha Nebraska and dreamland when I am sleeping
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City Employees, Libraries Affected By Proposed Cuts - Omaha News Story - KETV Omaha (http://www.ketv.com/news/19590418/detail.html - broken link)
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Old 05-29-2009, 04:51 PM
 
Location: Omaha
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I think the root of the problem was actually city employee pensions.
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Old 05-29-2009, 09:25 PM
 
Location: West Omaha
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...and there are a lot more expenses in the city's budget than JUST the ballpark.
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Old 05-30-2009, 07:13 AM
 
Location: Papillion
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I think the root of the problem was actually city employee pensions.
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...and there are a lot more expenses in the city's budget than JUST the ballpark.
Agree with both.
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Old 05-30-2009, 08:39 PM
 
Location: Tampa (by way of Omaha)
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I think the root of the problem was actually city employee pensions.
How so?
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Old 05-31-2009, 04:50 PM
 
Location: Omaha Nebraska and dreamland when I am sleeping
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speaking of Fahey:

anyone see the cartoon today by Jeff Koterba of the omaha world herald

Omaha.com Koterba (http://omaha.com/index.php?u_page=1940 - broken link)
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Old 05-31-2009, 06:50 PM
 
Location: Papillion
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speaking of Fahey:

anyone see the cartoon today by Jeff Koterba of the omaha world herald

Omaha.com Koterba (http://omaha.com/index.php?u_page=1940 - broken link)
Koterba is a Master
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Old 06-01-2009, 07:29 AM
 
Location: Omaha
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How so?
The city simply negotiated pensions it couldn't afford some years back.
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Old 06-01-2009, 10:42 AM
 
Location: Omaha Nebraska and dreamland when I am sleeping
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Koterba is a Master
I agree dave.
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Old 06-01-2009, 03:54 PM
 
Location: Tampa (by way of Omaha)
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The city simply negotiated pensions it couldn't afford some years back.
If you're referring to the spiking issue, it was determined by the pension task force that "spiking" only account for about 8% of the current shortfall.
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