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For over 52 years, Roger Larson has been one of the Capitol City's most influencial and respected voices. From the Lincoln/Lancaster County Planning Commission to various community boards such as the United Way and Children's Museum and management of a local radio station, Roger has served this city well. Now, he brings his unique perspective to NewsTalk 1400 KLIN with his bi-weekly commentaries every Tuesday and Thursday.
Listen to NewsTalk 1400 KLIN at 6:15am and 4:50pm Tuesdays and Thursdays for Roger Larson's Perspective. Also, look for Roger's archived commentaries here on KLIN.com.
If you would like to comment to Roger about his Perspective, email to email@example.com or call 488-9479.
The pre-release of the Mayor’s budget is interesting. First, that the Mayor and his staff can construct a forward looking plan without any increase in taxes. Sure, some fees are to be increased, but fees at least are paid by those using the service and are not assessed to the general populace.
Tomorrow is Independence Day, and celebrations of it will take place all across our nation. But, like other celebrations of earlier historical events, many of us forget, or even know, the reason for the celebration.
As the general election of 2012 approaches, it is becoming more and more important that the Supreme Court’s political decision giving corporations, labor unions and other organizations the right to contribute to the campaigns of candidates through so-called Super PAC’s is going to have a major role in the outcome of this election.
Driving around Lincoln has been frustrating in the last few months, as a massive street repair project takes place. It’s been gratifying to note that there has been very little public complaining, as citizens are aware that the work is long overdue, and that things will soon get better as the jobs get completed.
Yesterday was the official day to celebrate “Memorial Day”, a day set aside to honor and remember our veterans who have served our country in times of war, and peace.
Many celebrations, with flyovers and sincere speeches of thankfulness were held throughout the country, and we hope the veterans understand that we are, indeed, grateful to them for their unbelievable sacrifices in