Marty Hosking

Martyhos

I was present for the debate between Commission Jim Cavanaugh and Mr Ben Gray that took place at the offices of the Omaha Area Board of Realtors yesterday over the proposed new Juvenile Justice Center. I think the public not present should be aware of what became clear. Several members of t…

Martyhos

Thank you, Barney, for your articulate defense of this Omaha history, neighborhood redevelopment and democracy. ! I add my support to all the points he raises. I was present for the debate between Commission Jim Cavanaugh and Mr Ben Grey that took place at the offices of the Omaha Area Board…

Martyhos

It appears that the director of the Juvenile Center didn't read the study nor did he know about details of any plans. Next they are saying this new Center is "urgent."What is really urgent? It seems the lack of professional space at the Douglas County Courthouse. If so, I propos…

Martyhos

Thanks for your comments, Bill. I completely agree with you. I think there are many of "us" out here. Let's all make our voices heard! And come see the grand historic and classic building that could be destroyed. REO is having a public tour on August 2.

Martyhos

Do we believe in the legal principle of Innocent until proven Guilty? If so, why does it appear that Douglas County authorities and Commissioners are applying that in reverse? Taking a whopping $120,000,000 of taxpayer money, destroying an historic Omaha building, neutralizing another block …

Martyhos

Michael, thank you for speaking out about this. I consider myself pretty well-informed about what's going on in Douglas County and Omaha. Then I see that this, the most expensive project ever in the county, is being fast tracked--without public bids, without public input, without considerati…

Martyhos

Raymond, as a fellow citizen I very much appreciate your questioning of the fiscal wisdom of building a new juvenile justice center. I, too, have been concerned that the most expensive project of the sort in Douglas County history will tap into my tax dollars without sufficient public input.…

Martyhos

You doth protest too much, Michael. Who has suspected you are biased? Who do you have to explain your position too? Whose approval do you seek? The tyranny of the Republican (Uni-cameral?--Uni-Repbulican) leadership has indeed infused your political views to such an extent that you create a…

Martyhos

Ashamed of the arrogance of the Nebraska GOP. This is so depressing. Who are you? Where is your leadership? Are children are waiting...and watching.