Background Photo Provided by the
Nebraska Tourism Commission
Offical Nebraska Government Website
Office of Governor Pete Ricketts

Latest News

  • Gov. Ricketts Announces Agreement with Bulgarian Soybean Processers

    November 17, 2017

    LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced that the Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) has signed letters of intent with nine soybean processing companies in Bulgaria to promote the use of Nebraska-grown soybeans and soybean products in their facilities.

  • Gov. Ricketts, Nebraska Officials Support Federal Tax Reform

    November 16, 2017

    LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts, Lt. Governor Mike Foley, State Auditor Charlie Janssen, and legislative leadership released statements in support of federal tax reform.

  • Gov. Ricketts Appoints Economic Development Director

    November 15, 2017

    LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced the appointment of David Rippe as the next Director of the Department of Economic Development (DED).

  • Photo Release: Lt. Gov. Foley Visits China to Grow Nebraska-China Trade Relationship

    November 14, 2017

    LINCOLN – Earlier this month, Lt. Governor Mike Foley traveled to China for a trade mission to strengthen the trade and agricultural ties between Nebraska and China.

  • Photo Release: Lt. Gov. Foley Signs Memorandum of Understanding in China

    November 13, 2017

    HEBEI PROVINCE, CHINA – Wednesday, Lt. Governor Mike Foley and Director Wang of Hebei Province Department of Human Resources signed a memorandum of understanding to increase exchange of information and build a better relationship between Hebei Province and the State of Nebraska.  Hebei is an important center of agriculture and industry in Eastern China.

  • Honoring Nebraska’s Veterans

    November 11, 2017

    “A nation reveals itself not only by the men it produces, but also by the men it honors, the men it remembers.”  President John F. Kennedy’s words ring true now more than ever.  Each year, Veterans Day is an opportunity for Americans to set aside the things that divide our country, and celebrate the men and women who have served our country through the years.  This day is set apart to honor their service and sacrifice which have protected the freedom and liberties we hold in common as... read more

  • Gov. Ricketts’ Veterans Day Statement

    November 11, 2017

    “‘A nation reveals itself not only by the men it produces, but also by the men it honors, the men it remembers.’  President John F. Kennedy’s words ring true now more than ever.  Each year, Veterans Day is an opportunity for Americans to set aside the things that divide our country, and celebrate the men and women who have served our country through the years.  This day is set apart to honor their service and sacrifice which have protected the freedom and liberties we hold in common as... read more