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(Lincoln, Neb.) May 13, 2013 - Today, Gov. Dave Heineman vetoed LB 553e, which addresses projected pension shortfalls for some retirement plans in the short-term, but creates substantial long-term sustainability issues. The Governor is proposing passage of the short-term solution for the retirement plans of public school employees, state patrol employees and judges contained in LB 553e, while investing time and thoughtfulness in a study to developing a long-term, sustainable and comprehensive retirement policy for the state that is responsible to the taxpayer.
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(Lincoln, Neb.) May 13, 2013 - Gov. Heineman is reminding Nebraskans that U.S. and Nebraska flags will be flown at half-staff on Wednesday, May 15 in observance of Peace Officers’ Memorial Day. President Barack Obama has sign a proclamation ordering flags to be flown at half-staff nationwide.
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(Lincoln, Neb.) May 8, 2013 - Today, Gov. Dave Heineman will recognize fifteen Nebraska high school seniors for their academic achievement in earning top scores of 36 on the ACT or a 2400 on the SAT college admissions exam during two events. The ceremonies are being held today at Central High School in Omaha and Lincoln Southwest High School.
(Lincoln, Neb.) May 4, 2013 - Sunday morning, Gov. Dave Heineman will attend the Lincoln National Guard Marathon to speak to runners and attendees, and assist in the start of the race. Gov. Heineman will join marathon officials and representatives of the Nebraska National Guard.
(Lincoln, Neb.) May 3, 2013 - Gov. Dave Heineman joins Liz Claman on Fox Business News at the 2013 Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting in Omaha. The Governor speaks with Ms. Claman regarding the economic impact of the Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting and the Keystone Pipeline.
(Lincoln, Neb.) April 25, 2013 - Gov. Dave Heineman today issued a statement following the Nebraska Economic Forecasting Advisory Board’s report updating the forecast for Fiscal Years 14 and 15 to include an additional estimated $53 million of state revenue.