Bill to back Omaha debt with taxes give bleak prognosis by lawmaker

Goldsmith, Steve
February 1998
Bond Buyer;02/26/98, Vol. 323 Issue 30339, p39
Trade Publication
Reports on a proposal by Senator Kermit Brashear to allow Omaha, Nebraska residents to vote on a half-cent sales tax hike to back $192.5 million of bonds for a $275 million convention center and arena. Senator's distaste of the sales-tax approach to financing; City officials' disappointment with the lack of support for the sales tax.


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