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  • Gov. Ricketts Congratulates Two Nebraska Employers on Earning HIRE Vets Medallion Awards

    November 14, 2018
    LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts congratulated employers nationwide who are receiving Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans (HIRE Vets) Medallion Program Awards from the U.S. Department of Labor.  Two Nebraska companies are being honored: Inspection Experts, Inc., of Lincoln, and Stacktitan, LLC, of Omaha.
  • Gov. Ricketts, State Agencies Spotlight Behavioral Health Resources for Schools

    November 13, 2018
    LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts, the Department of Health and Human Services’ (DHHS) Division of Behavioral Health (DBH), and the Nebraska Department of Education (NDE) highlighted two new resources aimed at helping schools access mental health resources.
  • Let’s Keep Growing Nebraska

    November 13, 2018
    Growing Nebraska has been the vision of my administration during my first four years.  Whether it is achieving one of the lowest unemployment rates in the nation, winning awards for the most new investments among all states, or leading the nation in fiscal restraint, we have been successfully building the environment to encourage growth.  Over the next four years, we have the opportunity to build on that vision.  By developing our people, running government like a business, cutting taxes, and ... read more
  • Gov. Ricketts’ Veterans Day Statement

    November 09, 2018
    LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts issued the following statement in observance of Veterans Day:
  • Media Release: Gov. Ricketts Congratulates Crime Commission Executive Director on Retirement

    November 09, 2018
    LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts congratulated Nebraska Crime Commission Executive Director Darrell Fisher on his retirement.  Fisher will retire on December 31, 2018.
  • Gov. Ricketts Seeks Applicants for Legislative District 1 and 49 Seats

    November 08, 2018
    LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced that he will seek qualified applicants to fill two legislative vacancies.  One is in Legislative District 1 where Senator Dan Watermeier was elected to the Public Service Commission.  The other is in Legislative District 49 where Senator John Murante was elected as State Treasurer.  Both Senators must submit their resignations before assuming their new office in January.
  • Flags to Fly at Half-Staff to Honor Victims of Thousand Oaks Tragedy

    November 08, 2018
    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 the victims of the tragedy in Thousand Oaks, California.