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Gov. Ricketts Welcomes Google to the Silicon Prairie

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Taylor Gage, 402-471-1970

Eric Maher, 402-471-1974


LINCOLN –  Today, Governor Pete Ricketts issued a statement following news from Google that they would make an investment in Nebraska.


“Nebraska has built a reputation for itself as the Silicon Prairie and a hub for tech companies, start ups, and entrepreneurs,” said Governor Ricketts.  “Today’s announcement from Google underscores that reputation and will bring great opportunities for Nebraskans.  We appreciate the work of all the partners who teamed up to successfully promote Nebraska as the destination for Google’s next investment.”


Additional information about Google’s announcement can by found by clicking here.  Any questions should sent to