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Candidate Profile: Leirion Gaylor Baird

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Lincoln Journal Star | March 19, 2017 –  Gaylor Baird, an incumbent who has served four years, was also on the city-county planning commission for six years and helped develop…

Editorial: Rejection of tax windfall is only fair

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Lincoln Journal Star | February 2, 2017 –  Credit Councilwoman Leirion Gaylor Baird for quick reflexes on the need to reduce the city’s property tax rate in reaction to the…

Gaylor Baird running for re-election to council seat

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Lincoln Journal Star | December 8, 2016 –  Lincoln City Councilwoman Leirion Gaylor Baird will run for a second term as an at-large representative. Gaylor Baird, who serves as chairwoman…

Editorial: Caught in the act at City Hall

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Lincoln Journal Star | November 6, 2016 –  Management guru Ken Blanchard and others advise, “catch someone doing something right” to encourage positive feedback in the workplace. If the concept…

Council Chairwoman Leirion Gaylor Baird Talks About Moving Forward After Budget Battle

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KLIN | October 17, 2016 –  The budget battle between the Mayor and Lincoln City Council is over. Council Chairwoman Leirion Gaylor Baird tells KLIN’s LNK Today that the Council…

Final Thoughts – Lincoln City Budget

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August 21, 2016 –  On Monday, the City Council cast the votes that determined Lincoln’s 2016-2018 biennial budget. I’m writing to share with you the highlights and how the budget…

Meet the The New Lincoln City Council Leirion Gaylor Baird

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Watch an interview with Councilwoman Leirion Gaylor Baird!

Leirion Gaylor Baird: Inspired by examples ‘on my street’

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Lincoln Journal Star | April 4, 2016 –  The people who inspire me look out for others and act for the common good. I see examples of this on my…

Council approve contracts with Allo for high speed Internet access

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Lincoln Journal Star | December 14, 2015 – The Lincoln City Council approved several agreements Monday with Allo Communications that will allow the Nebraska company to put fiber into Lincoln’s…

Editorial: Open Data Initiative has promise

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Journal Star editorial board | August 26, 2016 –  At a time when Republicans and Democrats at City Hall are aligned in separate, unyielding voting blocs on the city budget,…