Measure K

Police unsure of job stability

The failure of Measure K has left employees within the police department unsure whether they will have jobs when the city’s new budget is adopted next June. “Measure K had crea ...

So Measure K failed - now what?

By now, everyone must know that Measure K, which would have placed a utility user’s tax on Lincoln residents and businesses, failed in the Nov. 2 election. So what happens now? ...

Why I did not vote for Measure K and why I will never vote for it

I have lived in Sun City since November 2008, at which time the manager of our area was carrying literally boxes of money to the City Council’s offices once a month. These moneys ...

Measure K doesn’t pass

Lincoln residents will most likely not pay a 3.75 percent utility users’ tax, with 9,973 votes against and 4,911 for Measure K, as of press time Wednesday. Measure K, or the uti ...

Measure K not passing, as of press time

Lincoln residents will most likely not pay a 3.75 percent utility users’ tax, with 8,439 votes against and 4,162 for Measure K as of 11 p.m. Tuesday night. There were 20 out of 3 ...

No on Measure K, yes on Jeff Greenberg

I own and operate a business in downtown Lincoln. Because I live in Roseville, I can not vote on any Lincoln ballot issues. I would oppose Measure K if I could vote. And I wo ...

Your life is worth Measure K

I was wondering who you would call if your house was on fire or you were a victim of a violent crime. 9-1-1? You hope professionals respond in minutes. I can assure you that if Mea ...

City staff to give ways to make Lincoln live within its means

I can’t think of a better time than now to find new ways to fund our city budget. Even if Measure K, or the proposed utility users’ tax passes in 13 days, that’s just a Band ...

If passed, Measure K’s cap would be annual

The annual cap for the proposed utility users’ tax is $300 for residents and $6,000 for businesses. The News Messenger inadvertently reported the cap as being monthly instead of ...

Council members should have been more prudent

I’ve been a Lincoln resident for over 20 years. If I listen to another official cry about how they have trimmed all of the fat from the budget and need new taxes to provide the s ...