Background Photo Provided by the
Nebraska Tourism Commission
Offical Nebraska Government Website
Office of Governor Pete Ricketts

Press Releases

  • Audio test

    July 14, 2016

    Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit, sed diam nonummy nibh euismod tincidunt ut laoreet dolore magna aliquam erat volutpat. Ut wisi enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exerci tation ullamcorper suscipit lobortis nisl ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat.

  • GOV. RICKETTS SELECTS FOX FOR LD7 APPOINTMENT

    August 18, 2015

    Lincoln – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced the selection of Nicole B. Fox, a nutrition therapist specialist and medical nutrition instructor, from Downtown Omaha, to fill the District 7 legislative seat vacancy.

    The Governor announced his appointment at a news conference this morning. Fox will be sworn in by Secretary of State John Gale later today in a private ceremony.

  • Gov. Ricketts to Hold a Town Halls in Broken Bow, Ord, & Loup City

    August 17, 2015

    Lincoln – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced that he would hold town halls in Broken Bow, Ord and, Loup City this Thursday, August 20, 2015. The Governor invites the public to attend the town halls.  

    “Nebraskans are invited to join Governor Ricketts at his upcoming town halls in Broken Bow, Ord, and Loup City,” said Taylor Gage, the Governor’s Public Relations Director. “This is a great opportunity to hear an update on how our state is growing, and also to make... read more

  • Gov. Ricketts Appoints Judge Stephanie Stacy to Supreme Court

    August 14, 2015

    LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced the appointment of Judge Stephanie F. Stacy to the Nebraska Supreme Court, First Judicial District. Currently, Judge Stacy serves as a District Court Judge in Lancaster County.

    “Judge Stacy’s judicial and legal experience have served the State of Nebraska well,” said Governor Ricketts. “Her expertise and judicial temperament will continue to be an asset to the people of Nebraska and now also to our State’s Supreme... read more

  • Gov. Ricketts to Hold a Town Hall in Columbus

    August 13, 2015

    Lincoln – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced that he would hold a town hall in Columbus on Wednesday, August 19th.  The Governor invites the public to attend the town hall.

  • Gov. Ricketts Names Behavioral Health Director

    August 12, 2015

    LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced the appointment of Sheri Dawson, R.N. as Director for the Division of Behavioral Health for the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).

    “Sheri brings tested experience and will be an asset to Courtney’s team as they work together to transform the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services,” said Governor Ricketts. “Ensuring that our state has top-notch behavioral health programming is critical to... read more

  • Gov. Ricketts to Hold a Town Hall in Ogallala

    August 11, 2015

    Lincoln – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced that he would hold a town hall in Ogallala on Friday, August 14th.  The Governor invites the public to attend the town hall.  

  • Gov. Ricketts to Hold a Town Hall in Alliance

    August 11, 2015

    Lincoln – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced that he would hold a town hall in Alliance on Thursday, August 13th.  The Governor invites the public to attend the town hall.  

  • Gov. Ricketts to Hold a Town Hall in Chadron

    August 11, 2015

    Lincoln – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced that he would hold a town hall in Chadron on Thursday, August 13th.  The Governor invites the public to attend the town hall.  

  • Gov. Ricketts Announces $3 Million in Additional Funding For County and City Roads

    August 11, 2015

    LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts and Nebraska Department of Roads (NDOR) Director Kyle Schneweis announced a change that will direct an additional $3 million in roads funding to Nebraska counties and first-class cities for road and street purposes.

    “Increasing funding to our cities and counties through this program without raising taxes will help the state’s local government partners continue to build the roads Nebraskans want and deserve,” said Governor... read more