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  • Gov. Ricketts Appoints LeAnne M. Srb as District Court Judge in the Fourth Judicial District

    November 29, 2021
    LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts appointed LeAnne M. Srb of Papillion as District Court Judge in the Fourth Judicial District (Douglas County).
  • Gov. Ricketts Appoints Molly B. Keane as District Court Judge in the Fourth Judicial District

    November 29, 2021
    Media Contacts:   Taylor Gage, 402-471-1970 Justin Pinkerman, 402-471-1967   Media Release: Gov. Ricketts Appoints Molly B. Keane as District Court Judge in the Fourth Judicial District  
  • Gov. Ricketts Appoints Patrick M. Lee to the District Court in the Ninth Judicial District

    November 29, 2021
    LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts appointed Patrick M. Lee of Kearney as District Court Judge in the Ninth Judicial District, which consists of Buffalo and Hall counties.
  • Gov. Ricketts’ Thanksgiving Statement

    November 25, 2021
    LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts issued the following statement in observance of Thanksgiving Day, which will be celebrated November 25, 2021.
  • Gov. Ricketts Proclaims Apprenticeship Month in Nebraska

    November 24, 2021
    LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts signed a proclamation designating November as “Apprenticeship Awareness Month” in Nebraska.  He presented the proclamation to Nebraska Department of Labor Commissioner John Albin in recognition of the agency’s work to grow the number of apprenticeship programs in Nebraska.  Despite the coronavirus pandemic, registered apprenticeship enrollment in the state increased by 14% in 2020.
  • Giving Thanks and Giving Back

    November 24, 2021
    As we enter a season of giving, it’s an opportunity for each of us to reflect on the blessings we’ve received over the last year.  When the Pilgrims celebrated the first Thanksgiving in 1621, they gave thanks to God for their safe passage to America and the bountiful harvest they had been given.  Over 200 years later, President Abraham Lincoln made this celebration a national holiday.  Americans from all walks of life celebrate Thanksgiving each November.  It’s a time for family and friends to ... read more
  • Gov. Ricketts Slams Biden-Harris Administration’s WOTUS Overreach

    November 19, 2021
    LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts issued a statement following news that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed a redefinition of “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS) within the Clean Water Act.  By expanding the definition of WOTUS, the Biden-Harris Administration seeks to broaden its regulatory jurisdiction over the use of Nebraska’s water resources.