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LIBA Examines Three Themes for the Upcoming Two Year Budget Cycle in Lincoln, Nebraska

I recently appeared before the Lincoln City Council – on behalf of LIBA – to talk about the city budget. Below is a summary of my comments. The Lincoln Independent Business Association (LIBA) applauds the Mayor’s office and City Council for not raising the property tax levy or wheel taxes... more


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Downtown Lincoln Live: Hotels in Downtown Lincoln, Nebraska are Fast, Friendly and Conveniently Located

We are very lucky to have six very nice hotels all with their own style and comfort.  Whether you are in town on business or pleasure, visiting a relative or cheering on the Huskers, Downtown Lincoln’s Hotels are fast, friendly, and conveniently located.  Numerous restaurants, attractions, and services are at... more


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How To Avoid Hiring A Workers’ Comp Claim in Lincoln, Nebraska

One of the best ways to reduce the costs of Workers’ Comp claims is to avoid hiring an employee who is not fit to perform the essential functions of the job. While that may seem easier said than done, particularly in light of the many laws governing the hiring process,... more


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Sandler Training – How Much Are You Worth?

We have been trained at a very young age not to ask this question to anyone because I guess it is rude. I do not want you to violate any rules that your mother gave you, but maybe we would be okay if we asked this question to ourselves. Nobody... more


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Fly Lincoln First – Lincoln, Nebraska’s Airport Continues to Offer Great Service and New Flights

One question I am frequently asked is in regard to the Lincoln Airport and air service in and out of Lincoln. I want to share with you my response. Air service in Lincoln is good and getting better. The Lincoln Airport has flights to Chicago, Minneapolis, and Denver. Quite frankly,... more


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Sandler Training – Do You Fit the Description of a Typical Salesperson?

I find it interesting that when you ask people to describe a typical salesperson, the words we get are usually not very flattering. Pushy, dishonest, slick, arrogant are words likely to be found on the list. I mean, how many young kids when asked by their parents what they want... more


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Heat Stress: How to Prevent Costly Injuries to Workers

While many employers are proactive and do an excellent job training workers to prevent heat-related injuries, every year thousands of workers become sick from occupational heat exposure, and some even die. It can happen to anyone and it can happen anywhere. Heat related exposure includes not only heat cramps, heat... more


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Latest Economic Report Details Lincoln, Nebraska’s Areas of Success and Areas of Need

Lincoln’s economic status continues on an upward trend and quite frankly, there is no better time to be in Lincoln, Nebraska. I am confident in that statement because each year we validate our positive outlook with facts and figures from one of the State’s leading economists and with feedback from... more


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Cool Down With Breezy Island Ice in the Railyard’s Marketplace in Lincoln, Nebraska

It’s heating up in Lincoln and the outdoor fun at the Railyard will be plentiful this summer.  With the sun beating down there are few places better to cool off than Breezy Island Ice, conveniently located in the Railyard Marketplace.  DLA sat down with Brandon Hart, owner of Breezy Island... more


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Considering a Local Sales Tax Increase and the Dilemma of Lincoln, Nebraska’s Roads

I appreciate that you are taking the time to read my column.  I want to be very clear that this column reflects my personal thoughts on the possible sales tax increase being discussed by our community leaders.  The following does NOT reflect the views of LIBA or its Board of... more



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