Noticias: Momento histórico para la Comunidad Latina de Omaha: Tony Vargas inaugura su casa de campaña en la calle 24
El día de ayer cerca de las 6:00 pm, tuvo lugar un evento muy importante para la Comunidad Latina de Omaha y de todo Nebraska. El candidato al Congreso del Estado por el Distrito 7 (que en gran parte abarca el Sur de Omaha) Tony Vargas, inauguró su casa de campaña en la alle 24, en el corazón latino de nuestra Ciudad.Read more
Omaha World-Herald: Both candidates seeking South Omaha seat in Legislature have plenty of experience
Omaha school board member Tony Vargas is bidding to become the first Latino state senator to represent South Omaha in the Nebraska Legislature.Read more
In the May primaries, Tony Vargas won 44 percent of the vote in District 7, making him the heavy favorite against John Synowiecki, who garnered 28 percent of the vote.Read more
Big year for Tony Vargas.
He's getting married July 9 and he may be standing at the threshold of becoming the only Latino member of the Nebraska Legislature in January.
That's still up to the voters in his multi-layered but heavily Latino legislative district to decide in November, but Vargas emerged from the primary election at the head of a three-candidate pack.
Omaha World-Herald: Medicaid expansion divides candidates running to represent District 7, which has state's highest rate of uninsured
Vargas said he supports LB 947 and would back an effort to bring it back next session if Ricketts’ veto stands.
He said it would allow young people to develop themselves and help the community, including by creating small businesses. “This is an economic and community development issue,” Vargas said.Read more