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01.8.2020

Watchdog group files complaint against Nebraska treasurer, who says charge is without merit

A political watchdog group filed a complaint against Nebraska State Treasurer John Murante on Tuesday, claiming that he failed to disclose a conflict of interest he had with a former employer he hired to produce nearly $600,000 worth of public service advertisements.

01.8.2020

Watchdog group files complaint about state treasurer’s alleged conflict

The Republican state treasurer has cited Victory Enterprises as a source of personal income in his statements of financial interest every year from 2014 to 2018, the most recent report, according to Common Cause. Gould said Murante should have filed a conflict of interest statement with the Nebraska Accountability and Disclosure Commission before entering into the Victory contract.

12.10.2019

An investigation by News Channel Nebraska is raising questions about the 2017 election of Omaha City Councilman Vinny Palermo.

10.21.2019

Midlands Voices: Shine a light on all donations

07.15.2019

Next NU president could be among nation’s highest-paid leaders

To make the University of Nebraska an attractive destination for the most talented administrators in higher education, members of the Board of Regents have indicated a willingness to pay the price.

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