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Property Tax Relief for Nebraskans

During my State of the State address to the Legislature, I outlined a series of initiatives to grow Nebraska as we take advantage of opportunities and overcome challenges ahead of us.  The budget I presented during the address reflects those priorities.  As I prepared this new budget, I put Nebraskans first.  We have a responsibility to the people we care for and the people who pay the bills, the taxpayers.  My top two priorities in this budget reflect the ones Nebraskans share with me for state government: Controlling spending and property tax relief.

Top 10 Things You Need to Know about Gov. Ricketts' "Nebraskans First" Budget & Legislative Initiatives

LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts unveiled his budget recommendation and legislative initiatives for Fiscal Years 2019-2021 during his annual State of the State address.  In his address, he characterized this budget as putting “Nebraskans first” because of the approach the recommendations takes to controlling spending and delivering property tax relief.

Great Opportunities for the Next Generation

Last week, I delivered my Second Inaugural Address as the 2019 legislative session kicked off.  During the address, I outlined my vision to grow Nebraska over the next four years.  The four pillars of that vision build upon work we have accomplished over the last few years: connecting Nebraskans to great-paying jobs; cutting red tape and improving services; controlling spending and cutting taxes; and promoting Nebraska.