LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts issued the following statement in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, which is celebrated on January 15, 2018.
LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts issued a statement following news that state general fund tax receipts for December were $37 million ahead of forecast, or 9.7 percent, ahead of projections.
SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts welcomed back a trade delegation made up of trade representatives from the Nebraska Department of Economic Development, Nebraska Innovation Campus (NIC), Lincoln Partnership for Economic Development, and Gage Area Growth Enterprise (NGage). The delegation met with companies and industry associations in Seoul, South Korea, on Tuesday and Wednesday, January 9-10, to promote Nebraska as a destination for foreign direct investment.
“Tax reform is a key priority to grow Nebraska. The Nebraska Property Tax Cuts and Opportunity Act will serve as a framework that can help deliver tax relief for hardworking Nebraskans. Tax relief will need to be a bipartisan effort, and it will be something we come together to do to grow the entire state.” – Governor Pete Ricketts
LINCOLN – On Wednesday, Governor Pete Ricketts delivered his annual State of the State address in the George W. Norris Legislative Chamber. In the address, Governor Ricketts detailed plans for balancing the budget and providing tax relief while also encouraging a spirit of working together.
Governor Ricketts delivers his annual State of the State address. In the address, Governor Ricketts detailed plans for balancing the budget, unveiled plans for tax relief, and encouraged a spirit of working together.
LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts unveiled the Nebraska Property Tax Relief and Opportunity Act. The Act, also known as LB947, was proposed by Revenue Committee Chairman Jim Smith following the Governor’s annual State of the State address.
LINCOLN – President Foley, Speaker Scheer, Members of the Legislature, Tribal Chairmen, Distinguished Guests, Friends, Fellow Nebraskans, and of course, our First Lady, my lovely wife Susanne—good morning!
LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts and Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) Director Steve Wellman congratulated U.S. Senator Deb Fischer of Nebraska on being appointed to the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee.
LINCOLN – Governor Pete Ricketts announced that he would visit Scottsbluff on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 to deliver his State of the State address. The Governor invites the public to attend.