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Manufacturing Jobs Grow Nebraska

October is Manufacturing Month and the State of Nebraska has something big to celebrate: Job growth.  According to the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, employment growth expanded 1.7 percent year-over-year this July for the fastest growth rate since March 2012.  The biggest driver behind that growth was employment in the manufacturing industry, which jumped 4.5 percent for the biggest growth rate since August 1995. 

Gov. Ricketts Highlights Record-Setting $2 Billion in Property Tax Relief & Aid from the State to Local Governments

LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts issued a statement following a new report from the Nebraska Department of Revenue showing that the State of Nebraska provided $2.045 billion in property tax relief and aid to local government agencies over the last year.