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  • Flags to Fly at Half-Staff for Peace Officers Memorial Day

    May 12, 2021
    LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts, in accordance with a proclamation from the White House, announced that all U.S. and Nebraska flags are to be flown at half-staff on May 15, 2021 in recognition of Peace Officers Memorial Day.
  • Gov. Ricketts Welcomes Garth Brooks' Return to Nebraska

    May 12, 2021
    LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts issued a statement following news that the Garth Brooks Stadium Tour is coming to Lincoln, Nebraska.  The concert will be Saturday, August 14th, 7:00 PM at Memorial Stadium.
  • Celebrating and Savoring Nebraska Beef

    May 11, 2021
    Nebraska has long been known as the Beef State and May is Beef Month, so it’s the perfect time to enjoy a delicious burger or steak. 
  • Gov. Ricketts, Fellow Governors Call for Action on the Southern Border

    May 11, 2021
    LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts joined fellow Governors to call on the Biden-Harris Administration to take action to enforce the nation’s immigration laws and to strengthen the country’s southern border.
  • Gov. Ricketts Slams “Vague” 30 x 30 Report from Biden-Harris Administration Agencies

    May 06, 2021
    LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts issued a statement following the release of a new report by the Biden-Harris Administration on their 30 x 30 plan.  
  • Gov. Ricketts Honors Nebraska’s Mother of the Year for 2021

    May 06, 2021
    LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts proclaimed Doris Feilmeier of Hartington as the 2021 Nebraska Mother of the Year during a ceremony in the Nebraska State Capitol Rotunda.  The award recognizes Doris’s devotion to her family and contributions to her community.  Among other involvements, Doris has served her community as a service station manager, caregiver, and volunteer at her church and local 4-H club.
  • Gov. Ricketts Proclaims “Beef Month” & Highlights Beef Passport Dining Program

    May 05, 2021
    LINCOLN – This morning, Governor Pete Ricketts proclaimed May as “Beef Month” in Nebraska at Misty’s Steakhouse in downtown Lincoln.  He was joined by Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) Director Steve Wellman, Nebraska Beef Council Chairman George Cooksley, and Nebraska Cattlemen President William Rhea III.  At the ceremony, the Governor encouraged Nebraskans to take part in the 2021 Good Life Good Steaks Beef Passport program organized by the Nebraska Beef Council.