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  • Gov. Ricketts: Forecast Helps Deliver Tax Relief

    October 29, 2020
    LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts issued a statement following a decision by the Nebraska Economic Forecasting Advisory Board, which raised the revenue forecast by $285 million for the current fiscal year FY2020-21, $118 million for FY2021-22, and $307 million for FY2022-23.
  • Gov. Ricketts, Agriculture Director Comment on EPA’s Re-Registration of Dicamba Products

    October 28, 2020
    LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts and Nebraska Department of Agriculture Director (NDA) Steve Wellman issued statements following a decision by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to re-register dicamba products.
  • Two Nominees Forwarded for the Separate Juvenile Court Judge in Lancaster County

    October 28, 2020
    LINCOLN – Today, the Judicial Nominating Commission for the Separate Juvenile Court Judge in Lancaster County provided the following two names for the Governor’s consideration: Michelle D. Sabata and David P. Thompson, both of Lincoln.
  • President Trump’s China Policy

    October 27, 2020
    Over the past four years, President Donald J. Trump has adopted a tough, principled stand against China’s communist regime.  During his time in the White House, President Trump has been unafraid to call out the Chinese Communist Party and the government—the People’s Republic of China (PRC)—for its responsibility for the global pandemic, human rights abuses, and unfair trade practices.
  • Gov. Ricketts Overviews State’s COVID-19 Vaccination Plan, Proclaims October as “Physician Assistant Month”

    October 26, 2020
    LINCOLN – This morning, Governor Pete Ricketts hosted a press conference at the State Capitol to discuss the State’s preparations to deliver coronavirus vaccinations once a vaccine becomes available.  The CDC asked each state’s public health department to submit a plan for administering the vaccine to ensure nationwide readiness for its arrival.  The State of Nebraska’s coronavirus vaccination plan is available by  ... read more
  • Gov. Ricketts’ Statement on Passing of former U.S. Senator Dave Karnes

    October 26, 2020
    LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts issued a statement following news that former U.S. Senator Dave Karnes had passed way.
  • Gov. Ricketts Promotes Nebraska’s Hunting Opportunities

    October 23, 2020
    LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts and the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission released a new video promoting hunting across Nebraska.  The video will be promoted across state agency social media platforms to encourage more people to get outside and enjoy the great outdoors.  It can be accessed by  ... read more