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  • Gov. Ricketts and First Lady Shore Launch New Child Welfare Initiative

    September 25, 2017

    LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts and First Lady Susanne Shore, along with several other community leaders from across the state, officially launched Bring Up Nebraska.  Bring Up Nebraska is a statewide effort to give local communities the ability to develop long-term plans using the latest strategies to prevent life’s challenges from becoming a crisis for vulnerable Nebraska families and children.

  • Gov. Ricketts Seeks Applicants for OPPD Board of Directors Seat

    September 22, 2017

    LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced that he will seek qualified applicants to fill a vacancy on the Omaha Public Power District’s (OPPD) board of directors that was created by the passing of Richard Hurley.

  • Gov. Ricketts Appoints Andrea D. Miller to 12th Judicial District Vacancy

    September 22, 2017

    LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced his appointment of Andrea D. Miller to the District Court of the 12th Judicial District Court of Nebraska.

  • Gov. Ricketts, First Lady Shore to “Salute the Good Life” Friday, Sept. 22 in Lincoln

    September 20, 2017

    LINCOLN – On Friday, Governor Pete Ricketts and First Lady Susanne Shore will “Salute the Good Life” at an outdoor gala honoring the state’s heritage, active duty military personnel, and veterans.  The event will be from 4:00 -10:30 p.m. on Centennial Mall South, including K and L St. from 14th to 16th St., in Lincoln.

  • Gov. Ricketts Proclaims Hunting and Fishing Day

    September 20, 2017

    This afternoon, Governor Pete Ricketts proclaimed Saturday, September 23rd as National Hunting and Fishing Day. The proclamation recognizes the contributions Nebraskan hunters and anglers make to the state’s economy and conservation funding.

  • International Partnerships are Growing Nebraska

    September 19, 2017

    Throughout America’s history, trade has been a fundamental driver of our nation’s growth.  Open access to international trade allows a wide variety of goods to freely move from our country to markets around the world.  Trade has not only been an important part of growing America, but Nebraska as well.  It’s been a proven economic good for our state.  As my administration has worked to grow our state, my team has partnered with business leaders and ag producers to build on the international... read more

  • Gov. Ricketts Honors 2017 Recipients of the Governor’s Wellness Award

    September 19, 2017

    LINCOLN –Today, Governor Pete Ricketts and the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) announced this year’s recipients of the Governor’s Wellness Award.  A total of 54 Nebraska employers representing 34 communities are being honored for offering evidence-based worksite wellness programs for their employees.