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  • Gov. Ricketts Proclaims Hunting and Fishing Day

    September 22, 2020
    LINCOLN –  This afternoon, Governor Pete Ricketts proclaimed Saturday, September 26th as National Hunting and Fishing Day in Nebraska during a ceremony at the State Capitol.  The proclamation recognizes the contributions Nebraska’s sportsmen and women make to the state’s conservation efforts and economic well-being.
  • Hunting and Fishing in Nebraska

    September 22, 2020
    The crisp, cool air in the mornings and evenings signals the start of fall in Nebraska.  It’s the time of year when many Cornhuskers head outdoors to hunt and fish.  On September 26th, Nebraska will join the nation in celebration of National Hunting and Fishing Day.  This important day has extra significance in Nebraska, where hunting and fishing are part of our cultural fabric.  For generations, dads and moms have been taking their children to tree stands and creek banks to teach them how to ... read more
  • Gov. Ricketts & DHHS Leaders Highlight Service to Medicaid Recipients, Temporary Housing Option for Teachers

    September 21, 2020
    LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts held a press briefing to provide updates on the State’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. 
  • Flags to Fly at Half-Staff to Honor Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

    September 19, 2020
    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 U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who passed away yesterday.
  • Gov. Ricketts Announces Nance County as Nebraska’s 50th Livestock Friendly County

    September 18, 2020
    FULLERTON – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts designated Nance County as Nebraska’s newest Livestock Friendly County (LFC).  Nance County is the 50th county in the state to apply for, meet the requirements, and receive the LFC designation.  The Livestock Friendly County program is administered by the Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA).
  • Gov. Ricketts Highlights Nebraska’s Lowest-in-the-Nation Unemployment

    September 18, 2020
    LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts welcomed news that Nebraska has the lowest unemployment rate in the United States, at 4.0%. 
  • Gov. Ricketts’ Constitution Day Statement

    September 17, 2020
    LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts issued the following statement in observance of Constitution Day.  Constitution Day is observed on September 17, 2020.