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  • Gov. Ricketts Highlights New Record Low for Nebraska’s Unemployment Rate

    September 17, 2021
    LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts issued a statement following news that Nebraska’s unemployment rate had dropped to 2.2%, the lowest recorded level in state history.
  • Gov. Ricketts’ Constitution Day Statement

    September 17, 2021
    LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts issued the following statement in observance of Constitution Day.  Constitution Day is celebrated on September 17, 2021.
  • Gov. Ricketts Declares State Will Permanently Fly the POW/MIA Flag

    September 16, 2021
    LINCOLN – Governor Pete Ricketts has signed an executive order declaring that the POW/MIA flag must be displayed at all State Building Division (SBD) managed properties that display the flag of the United States of America.
  • Gov. Ricketts Hosts Margaret Byfield on “The Nebraska Way” Podcast

    September 16, 2021
    LINCOLN – Today, Governor Ricketts released the 26th episode of “The Nebraska Way” featuring Margaret Byfield, Executive Director of American Stewards of Liberty.  During the episode, Byfield discusses President Joe Biden’s radical plan to conserve 30 percent of the nation’s land and water by 2030 and what states are doing to push back on it.
  • Nebraska’s Ag Tech Leadership

    September 14, 2021
    Agricultural technology has come a long way since farmers used oxen and horse-drawn plows to break the prairie sod.  Huge advancements are being made each year in ag tech, and Nebraska’s companies and universities are leading the way.  The technologies they’re developing run the gamut from pioneering livestock management techniques, to innovations in the way crops are grown, to advancements in equipment.
  • Gov. Ricketts’ Statement on Douglas County Commissioner Mike Boyle’s Passing

    September 13, 2021
    LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts issued a statement following news that Douglas County Commissioner and former Omaha Mayor Mike Boyle had passed away.
  • Gov. Ricketts, First Lady Shore Recognize State Teammates and Partners Working to Promote Child Welfare

    September 13, 2021
    LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts, First Lady Susanne Shore, the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), and state partners recognized child welfare specialists at a proclamation signing ceremony at the State Capitol.