300 came to Pray and Show Support for Welcoming Refugees to Omaha

There has been a lot of rhetoric, campaign speeches and hasty legislation in the last week about keeping America safe from terrorists who might try to pass themselves off as refugees. Three hundred people joined  OTOC, the Refugee Empowerment Center, Nebraska Appleseed and refugee leaders for a short prayer vigil on Mon day November 23 from 5:30 to 6:00 pm at Gifford Park. Five Refugee Leaders...
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OTOC supports Vacant Property Ordinance which passes and asks Mayor and Council to deal with Zombie Mortgages

OTOC leaders held a press conference on November 17 at a long abandoned house on Belvedere Blvd to express their support for the City of Omaha Vacant Property Registration Ordinance and to call for continued work by OTOC, the  Mayor and City Council and Registrar of Deeds to identify whether Omaha has a "Zombie Mortgage" problem in Omaha.  OTOC chose to meet at this house because Deutsche Bank...
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OTOC leaders ask OPPD to not to move forward on rate restructuring

For a link to OTOC's one page summary and analysis of OPPD's proposed restructuring: OTOC summary of OPPD proposed rate restructuring Nov 13 To contact OPPD Senior Staff and Board members, copy and paste the link below: Four Page Article explaining Rate Restructuring RAP_Lazar_ElectricUtilityResidentialCustomerChargesMinimumBills_2014_NOV Five OTOC leaders testified at the Nov 12 meeting of the...
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