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Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert’s lengthy absentee record

Mayor Jean Stothert’s proposal to change the city charter to allow the mayor to run things while out of town has drawn questions about how often she’s been absent.The remote-work mayor currently has to transfer power to City Council President Pete Festersen when he or she leaves the state.“There wasn’t one decision that was made […]

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Mayor Jean Stothert shuts down rumors about why she wants to run city while out of town

Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert wants to shut down any rumors about why she wants to run the city while out of town.According to the city charter, the mayor transfers power to the city council president when leaving the city. A city clerk says the rule is practiced when the mayor leaves the state, although that’s […]

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