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  • Gov. Ricketts Meets with Shaanxi Province Foreign Affairs Representative

    May 25, 2019
    LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts met with Jiang Shuidong, a Deputy Director in the Foreign Affairs Office of Shaanxi Province.  Together, they discussed opportunities for person-to-person exchanges, culturally-focused exchanges, and Shaanxi province’s attendance at the US-China Governors Collaboration Summit, at which they had a productive meeting with Jennifer Zhang, Nebraska’s representative to China.
  • Honoring Our Fallen Heroes

    May 25, 2019
    Memorial Day is a great time for backyard barbecues and pool parties, but it has a much deeper significance.  It’s a day when we commemorate the brave men and women who paid the ultimate price so that we can enjoy our freedoms in peace.  Today, we are able to spend a carefree day of relaxation with friends and family because of their courageous sacrifices.  However, we should never forget the true meaning of Memorial Day: remembering our fallen.  The greatness of a nation is not measured by the ... read more
  • Gov. Ricketts’ Memorial Day Statement & Flag Status Notice

    May 24, 2019
    LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts issued a statement and announced that all U.S. and Nebraska flags are to be flown at half-staff on Monday morning—May 27, 2019—in observance of Memorial Day.
  • Gov. Ricketts Seeks Applicants for Governor’s Youth Advisory Council

    May 23, 2019
    LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts, along with members of the Governor’s Youth Advisory Council (GYAC), announced they are seeking new members for the council.
  • Gov. Ricketts to Lead Trade Mission to Germany in November

    May 23, 2019
    LA VISTA – Governor Pete Ricketts and the Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) have announced plans to lead a trade mission to Germany this November.  The Governor made the announcement from the Midwest International Trade Association (MITA) Annual World Trade Conference in La Vista.
  • Gov. Ricketts Appoints Grant A. Forsberg to the County Court of the Fourth Judicial District

    May 23, 2019
    LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts appointed Grant A. Forsberg of Omaha to the County Court of the Fourth Judicial District. 
  • Gov. Ricketts Announces Release of “Nebraska Disaster Resource Guide”

    May 22, 2019
    LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced the release of a consolidated guide for Nebraskans in need of disaster relief resources.  The guide was created as a reference for Nebraskans to utilize as a resource based on the state’s experience following historic flooding that devastated many areas of the state in March.