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  • 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

  • Working Together on Tax Reform

    January 16, 2018

    Cutting and reforming taxes is key to growing Nebraska.  Over the years, together, the Legislature and I have done the hard work needed to hold the line on taxes.  Additionally, we have worked together to deliver over $840 million in property tax relief over four years.

  • Gov. Ricketts’ Martin Luther King Jr. Day Statement

    January 16, 2018

    LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts issued the following statement in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, which is celebrated on January 15, 2018.

  • Gov. Ricketts Comments on December Revenue Report

    January 12, 2018

    LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts issued a statement following news that state general fund tax receipts for December were $37 million ahead of forecast, or 9.7 percent, ahead of projections.