In today's mobile society, with Internet communication and fax machines, they question whether the state needs 93 counties, particularly in rural areas that have seen decades of population losses.
McPherson County's three full-time employees are County Treasurer Shareen Munson, left, County Clerk Judy Dailey and Sheriff John Haller. A proposal to consolidate Nebraska's 93 counties into 44 is not popular in Tryon. "You'll end up losing your town," one resident said.
Wouldn't fewer counties, maybe 44, save tax dollars and be more efficient?
I say Merge Douglas Sarpy, you could eliminate more jobs and save more cash. Â Oh, one little side effect Omaha could take over Bellevue, Papillion, Lavista and even some day Gretna.