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Gov. Ricketts Thanks President Trump for Federal Disaster Declaration

For Immediate Release:

4:05PM CT on April 4, 2020

 

Media Contacts:  

Taylor Gage, 402-471-1970

Justin Pinkerman, 402-471-1967

 

Media Release:

Gov. Ricketts Thanks President Trump for Federal Disaster Declaration

 

LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts issued a statement following news that President Donald J. Trump had approved Nebraska’s request for federal disaster assistance.  Governor Ricketts submitted the request to aid Nebraska in its ongoing response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

 

“Thank you to President Trump for approving Nebraska’s disaster request,” said Gov. Ricketts.  “Nebraskans are coming together to win the war against the virus, and this declaration will help our state fulfilling that mission.” 

 

“I want to remind everyone that the next several weeks will be key to slowing the spread of the virus in Nebraska.  We are asking Nebraskans to further limit social interactions.  Everyone should work, go home, and shop once a week.”

 

President Trump’s disaster declaration is available by clicking here.

 

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