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  • Gov. Ricketts Announces 2017 Nebraska Leopold Conservation Award Recipient

    April 24, 2017

    LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts joined Sand County Foundation, the Nebraska Cattlemen, Cargill, and the Nebraska Environmental Trust to announce K & W Farms as the recipient of the 2017 Nebraska Leopold Conservation Award®. The annual award honors Nebraska landowner achievement in voluntary stewardship and management of natural resources.

  • Gov. Ricketts Names Julie D. Smith to First Judicial District Judgeship

    April 24, 2017

    LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced his appointment of Julie D. Smith to the First Judicial District Court of Nebraska.

  • Gov. Ricketts Appoints Alfred E. Corey III to Ninth Judicial County Judgeship

    April 24, 2017

    LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced his appointment of Alfred E. Corey III to the Ninth Judicial County Court of Nebraska.

  • Gov. Ricketts, Nebraskans Push for Tax Reform

    April 20, 2017

    LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts and advocates for tax relief rallied in the State Capitol rotunda for LB461, the 2017 Nebraska Taxpayer Reform Act.  At the news conference, numerous senators and organizations announced their support for the bill, which provides comprehensive tax reform for working families, ag producers, and businesses of all sizes.

  • Tax Reform in 2017

    April 18, 2017

    Tax reform is a key component to Grow Nebraska.  It allows working families to keep more of the money they earn.  When companies consider their options to expand, headquarter, or relocate, the tax climate is one of the first things they consider.  Additionally, it can help grow our largest industries like agriculture and manufacturing.

  • Gov. Ricketts’ Easter Statement

    April 17, 2017

    LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts issued the following statement in observance of the Easter holiday, which is celebrated on April 16, 2017.

  • You’re Invited: Join Gov. Ricketts in Valentine for a Legislative Update

    April 14, 2017

    Lincoln – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced that he would visit Valentine on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 to discuss his legislative priorities and listen to Nebraskans.  The Governor invites the public to attend.