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Honoring our Service Members

Memorial Day is an opportunity to step back from the busyness of life and reflect on the heroes who helped build our country.  It is a time to reflect on how we got where we are and the people who secured our liberties for us.  We remember the battles fought over the years to protect our freedom, our republic, and our future.  And we recognize the men and women who have served our nation and made the ultimate sacrifice.

Gov. Ricketts Applauds Interagency Collaboration on Reentry Workforce Academy

LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced that the Division of Parole Supervision (DPS) within the Nebraska Board of Parole, the Nebraska Department of Labor (NDOL), and the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) have embarked on a new partnership called the Reentry Workforce Academy (Academy).  The Academy offers employment classes for clients on parole supervision and offenders who are currently on or preparing for work release at the Community Corrections Center-Lincoln (CCC-L), a facility within NDCS. 

Growing a Renewable Future

At the very heart of Nebraska agriculture, a synergistic relationship between corn, ethanol, and livestock has been helping grow our state for decades.  Ethanol producers use corn feedstocks to produce high-quality biofuels.  Many cattle feeders prefer distillers grain, an ethanol byproduct, as they prepare corn-fed beef for the market.  This relationship between corn, cattle, and ethanol, known as the “Golden Triangle,” benefits our farm and ranch families and helps grow opportunities across our state.  

Gov. Ricketts Promotes Safe Driving Ahead of Memorial Day Weekend

OMAHA – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts joined Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) Superintendent Colonel John Bolduc and Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT) Director Kyle Schneweis to promote road safety in Nebraska.  A near-record number of travelers are expected to hit the road this Memorial Day, prompting a revitalized Click It or Ticket campaign from the NSP and NDOT.