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  • Gov. Ricketts’ Veterans Day Statement

    November 09, 2018
    LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts issued the following statement in observance of Veterans Day:
  • Media Release: Gov. Ricketts Congratulates Crime Commission Executive Director on Retirement

    November 09, 2018
    LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts congratulated Nebraska Crime Commission Executive Director Darrell Fisher on his retirement.  Fisher will retire on December 31, 2018.
  • Gov. Ricketts Seeks Applicants for Legislative District 1 and 49 Seats

    November 08, 2018
    LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced that he will seek qualified applicants to fill two legislative vacancies.  One is in Legislative District 1 where Senator Dan Watermeier was elected to the Public Service Commission.  The other is in Legislative District 49 where Senator John Murante was elected as State Treasurer.  Both Senators must submit their resignations before assuming their new office in January.
  • Flags to Fly at Half-Staff to Honor Victims of Thousand Oaks Tragedy

    November 08, 2018
    LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts, in accordance with a proclamation from President Donald J. Trump, announced that all U.S. and Nebraska flags are to be flown at half-staff in honor of the victims of the tragedy in Thousand Oaks, California.
  • Honoring Nebraska’s Veterans

    November 06, 2018
    Every year, Veterans Day provides an opportunity for Americans to come together and honor the men and women who have served in our armed forces.  This Veterans Day marks a special day in our country’s history: The 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended World War I.  Nearly 60,000 Nebraskans served in the war and 751 lost their lives in service to our state and our country. 
  • Gov. Ricketts Congratulates the Office of the Chief Information Officer on National Recognition

    November 02, 2018
    LINCOLN – Today, Governor Ricketts highlighted a national award received by the Nebraska Office of the Chief Information Officer (CIO) for a recent initiative which consolidated the state’s technology infrastructure and IT support services.  Nebraska’s successful initiative was chosen by the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) as a recipient of the 2018 Recognition Awards.  Nebraska was named the award winner in the category of “Enterprise ... read more
  • Gov. Ricketts: Nebraska Ready to Send More Troops to the Border

    November 02, 2018
    LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts highlighted the work of Nebraska National Guard soldiers to help secure the country’s border.  As the Nebraska National Guard’s Commander in Chief, Governor Ricketts has deployed 48 soldiers at the request of President Donald J. Trump to help secure the nation’s border.