Mayoral forum packed; 5 hopefuls discuss crime, finances, labor contracts
A roomful of people listen to the five Omaha mayoral candidates at a forum held at the Westside Community Conference Center on Monday night.
Posted: Monday, January 14, 2013 12:00 am
It wasn't the dogfight some observers may have hoped for, but the first joint appearance of Omaha's best-known mayoral candidates didn't lack bite.
Monday's public forum sponsored by the Metro Omaha Property Owners Association was a key opportunity for five candidates to publicly outline their platforms and credentials in a rapidly accelerating race. An audience that packed a room at the Westside Community Conference Center seemed ready to listen.
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Monday, January 14, 2013 12:00 am.