LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts signed a proclamation declaring January 16, 2019 as “Religious Freedom Day” in recognition of America’s tradition of religious freedom. Governor Ricketts was joined at the ceremony by faith leaders, students, and representatives from the Nebraska Family Alliance and Nebraska Catholic Conference. Religious Freedom Day is observed nationwide on January 16th, which is the anniversary of the 1786 passage of the Virginia Statute of Religious Freedom.
Remarks, Religious Freedom Day Proclamation Press Conference, Governor’s Hearing Room, State Capitol, LINCOLN
LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts and First Lady Susanne Shore were joined by Attorney General Doug Peterson, State Senators, members of the Nebraska Human Trafficking Task Force (NHTTF), and non-profit organizations to recognize January 11th as National Human Trafficking Awareness Day and January as Human Trafficking Awareness Month. After signing a proclamation, Governor Ricketts highlighted the multi-disciplinary response developed and carried out by NHTTF and its many partners across the state.
Fremont Press Conference, Fremont Municipal Airport, 1203 W. 23rd Street, FREMONT
Norfolk Press Conference, Norfolk Regional Airport, 4100 S. 13th Street, NORFOLK
Valentine Press Conference, Miller Field Airport, 500 S. Hall Street, VALENTINE
Scottsbluff Press Conference, Western Nebraska Regional Airport, 250023 Airport Terminal St. #10, SCOTTSBLUFF
North Platte Press Conference, North Platte Regional Airport Conference Room, 5400 East Lee Bird Drive, NORTH PLATTE
Grand Island Press Conference, Central Nebraska Regional Airport, 3773 Sky Park Road, GRAND ISLAND
Media Availability, Governor’s Hearing Room, State Capitol, LINCOLN