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  • Moving Forward the Nebraska Way

    January 19, 2021
    On Thursday, January 14th I delivered my annual “State of the State” address to the Nebraska Legislature.  Even after back-to-back years of major challenges—historic floods in 2019 and a pandemic in 2020—I am pleased to report that the state of the state is strong.  The work of Nebraskans everywhere has helped to meet these challenges with grit, tenacity, and determination.  
  • Gov. Ricketts’ Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Statement

    January 15, 2021
    LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts issued the following statement in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day which is celebrated on January 18, 2021.
  • Photo Release: Gov. Ricketts Delivers 2021 State of the State Address

    January 14, 2021
    Photo Release: Gov. Ricketts Delivers 2021 State of the State Address
  • Top 10 Things You Need to Know about Gov. Ricketts’ “Nebraska Way” Budget & Legislative Initiatives

    January 14, 2021
    LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts unveiled his budget recommendations and legislative priorities for the 2021 legislative session during his annual State of the State address.  In his speech, Gov. Ricketts talked about the need for state leaders to work together “the Nebraska Way” to deliver property tax relief and help move the state forward as the coronavirus pandemic continues. 
  • Gov. Ricketts Delivers 2021 State of the State Address

    January 14, 2021
    LINCOLN – On Thursday morning, Governor Pete Ricketts delivered his annual State of the State address in the George W. Norris Legislative Chamber.  In the address, Governor Ricketts overviewed his priorities for the next two-year budget, which include delivering property tax relief and veterans tax relief.  He also welcomed senators as they opened the First Session of the 107th Nebraska Legislature.
  • Gov. Ricketts Congratulates Insurance Director for Over 36 Years of Public Service

    January 14, 2021
    LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts thanked Department of Insurance Director Bruce Ramge for his longstanding and distinguished service to the State of Nebraska.  Ramge has announced his retirement after ten years of leading the State’s top insurance regulatory agency as director.  He’s the longest-serving Insurance Director in state history.  His public service with the Nebraska Department of Insurance (NDOI) began with the Market Conduct Division in September of 1984.  He ... read more
  • Gov. Ricketts' State of the State Address

    January 14, 2021
    LINCOLN – President Foley, Speaker Hilgers, Members of the Legislature, Tribal Chairmen, and Fellow Nebraskans — good morning!