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  • Gov. Ricketts Announces Red Willow as Newest Livestock Friendly County

    January 18, 2018

    MCCOOK – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts named Red Willow County as the newest county in Nebraska, and the first one this year, to be designated a Livestock Friendly County (LFC).  The LFC program is administered by the Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA).  With the addition of Red Willow County, located in southwest Nebraska, 44 of the state’s 93 counties are now designated as livestock friendly.

  • Gov. Ricketts, Nebraska State Patrol Highlight Success of new Online Renewal Process for Concealed Handgun Permits

    January 17, 2018

    LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts and Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) Superintendent Colonel John Bolduc highlighted the success of the first three months of operation for a new online renewal process for Concealed Handgun Permits (CHP).  Nebraskans are benefiting personally from the time-saving option, while the NSP is seeing greater efficiency with savings in both time and cost.

  • Gov. Ricketts Names Nathan Cox to Second Judicial District Judgeship

    January 17, 2018

    LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced that he has appointed Nathan Cox to the Second Judicial District of the Nebraska Court System.

  • Gov. Ricketts, Sen. Murante Announce Speed Limit Proposal

    January 16, 2018

    LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts and Senator John Murante announced the introduction of LB 1009, which will streamline and right-size speed limits for the citizens of Nebraska across the State. 

  • Gov. Ricketts Proclaims “Religious Freedom Day”

    January 16, 2018

    LINCOLN – Today, Governor Ricketts signed a proclamation declaring January 16, 2018 as “Religious Freedom Day” in recognition of America’s tradition of religious freedom.  Governor Ricketts was joined at the ceremony by representatives from the Nebraska Family Alliance, Nebraska Catholic Conference, Nebraska Chapter of the Congressional Prayer Caucus, and Nebraska religious leaders.  Religious Freedom Day is observed nationwide on January 16th, which is the... read more

  • You’re Invited: Gov. Ricketts to Host Town Hall in Lexington

    January 16, 2018

    Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced that he would hold a town hall in Lexington on Wednesday, January 17.  The Governor invites the public to attend the town hall.  Lunch will be available for purchase at the event.

  • You’re Invited: Join Gov. Ricketts in McCook for the State of the State Fly Around

    January 16, 2018

    LINCOLN – Governor Pete Ricketts announced that he would visit McCook on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 to deliver his State of the State address.  The Governor invites the public to attend.