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Tomorrow is Election Day! Please consider voting for LIBA PAC endorsed Candidates! Help Lincoln and Nebraska prosper by voting for candidates who understand business and promote free enterprise! Each election cycle the LIBA PAC interviews local candidates and endorses those candidates committed to economic development, assisting job providers, limited government, low taxes, and fiscal conservatism. LIBA PAC endorsed candidates include: Dallas Jones for Legislative District 28 Brent Smoyer for Legislative District 26 Todd Wiltgen for …

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The Lincoln Independent Business Association (LIBA) supports moving the retirement match for non-union Lancaster county employees and elected officials from 150% to a still generous 100% retirement match. In 2012 LIBA worked with the County Board and Lincoln’s State Senators to pass LB 687. This statutory amendment enabled the county to move from a 150% retirement match to a 100% retirement match.  LIBA supported this legislation as a measure to control personnel costs and to …

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Once again this year the Lancaster County Commissioners, and the county staff, have had to make tough choices in funding programs and services. Lancaster County Commissioners have worked hard to preserve vital services, while maintaining a hold on the property tax levy. While a hold on taxes is important, so is funding for roads and bridges.  The LIBA Budget Monitoring Committee is concerned that the County will only pave 1 mile of road and overlay …

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The Lincoln Independent Business Association is pleased the County Board of Commissioners has dedicated itself to holding the line on property taxes. The county has demonstrated a commitment to keeping taxes low through continually seeking efficiencies such as privatizing services and working to sell unneeded county property.  Further, LIBA is gratified to see the county pursuing many cost saving measures previously suggested by LIBA such as seeking efficiencies through interlocal agreements, moving toward a 100 …

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