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Lincoln City Council not likely to continue no-fare busing | Local Government | #citycouncil

Lincoln City Council members proposed several changes to the mayor’s budget Friday but continuing free StarTran bus rides was not among them. The StarTran Advisory Board – a mayor-appointed group that advises the city on rates, routes and other operations – took the unusual step of earlier rejecting the mayor’s proposal to reintroduce reduced rates. […]

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Mayor’s proposed biennial budget bolsters public safety, health departments in Lincoln | Local Government

Lincoln would add firefighters and police officers, 911 dispatchers, public health nurses and a host of other new positions as part of the mayor’s biennial budget, which she will present to the City Council on Monday. The budget — bolstered by an anticipated 18% increase in sales tax revenue in 2022-23 and a smaller 1.2% increase […]

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