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Gov. Ricketts Signs Major Occupational Licensing Reform Package

LINCOLN – Recently, Governor Pete Ricketts signed LB 731 that contains provisions reforming the licensure of several professional occupations.  LB 731 was introduced by Senator Matt Williams of Gothenburg, and it contained several licensing reforms from bills proposed on the Governor’s behalf last year.  The bill was passed by a vote of 49-0-0 by the Legislature.

May is Beef Month in Nebraska

From graduations to Mother’s Day, the month of May has some great reasons to celebrate.  There is another celebration in May that is particularly significant for Nebraskans.  May is Beef Month in Nebraska, a time to recognize the state’s beef producers and celebrate the many ways Nebraska leads the nation in beef.

Gov. Ricketts Celebrates Beef Month in Nebraska

LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts was joined at the State Capitol by representatives from Nebraska’s beef industry to celebrate Beef Month.  Beef Month is celebrated in Nebraska every May to highlight the importance of the cattle industry to the state.  The Governor hosted a press conference to sign a proclamation and give an update on the growing beef industry in Nebraska.