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KTIV Sioux City
New system alerts public of missing persons not fitting Amber Alert criteriastate officials have unveiled a new system to alert the public when vulnerable
KTIV Sioux City / Posted 3 hours ago
state officials have unveiled a new system to alert the public when vulnerable adults and children go missing. Gov. Pete Ricketts said Tuesday that the Endangered Missing Advisory system will be used to help find people who don't meet the... Read more
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Fremont Tribune
TransCanada says it's moving forward with Keystone XL, touting shipper supportDonald Trump and his administration for their continued support and appreciate
Fremont Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
Donald Trump and his administration for their continued support and appreciate the ongoing efforts of Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts, the Nebraska legislative and congressional delegation, Omaha Federation of Labor, Nebraska State AFL-CIO, our... Read more
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Lincoln Journal Star
TransCanada says it's moving forward with Keystone XL, touting commercial supportDonald Trump and his administration for their continued support and appreciate
Lincoln Journal Star / Posted 5 days ago
Donald Trump and his administration for their continued support and appreciate the ongoing efforts of Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts, the Nebraska legislative and congressional delegation, Omaha Federation of Labor, Nebraska State AFL-CIO, our... Read more
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Fremont Tribune
Big tax, workforce development bills ready for introductiontax credit fund. Already in the legislative hopper are the income and property
Fremont Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
tax credit fund. Already in the legislative hopper are the income and property tax reduction plan supported by Gov. Pete Ricketts and sponsored by Sen. Jim Smith of Papillion, chairman of the Legislature’s Revenue Committee, and a $1.1... Read more
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Sioux City Journal
Ricketts backs bill to raise speed limits on I-80, highwaysTraffic on Interstate 80 looking southwest from North 40th Street in Lincoln is
Sioux City Journal / Posted 7 days ago
Traffic on Interstate 80 looking southwest from North 40th Street in Lincoln is shown in a file photo. Gov. Pete Ricketts is backing a proposal to raise the speed limit on parts of I-80, as well as other state highways. The speed limit on I-80... Read more
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Lincoln Journal Star
Nebraska Legislature: Proposals we've highlighted so farthat contradict or violate the code of conduct. In Nebraska, the administratio
Lincoln Journal Star / Posted 7 days ago
that contradict or violate the code of conduct. In Nebraska, the administrations of two governors, Dave Heineman and Pete Ricketts, have refused to approve licensing rules for psychologists and other counselors that include discrimination... Read more
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KTIV Sioux City
Nebraska lawmakers study budget seeking cuts amid shortfallNebraska lawmakers will start to sift through Gov. Pete Ricketts' budget plan t
KTIV Sioux City / Posted 8 days ago
Nebraska lawmakers will start to sift through Gov. Pete Ricketts' budget plan this week with an eye on the state's projected revenue shortfall and a litany of requests from lobbyists, state agencies and senators. The governor's plan relies on... Read more
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KTIV Sioux City
Nebraska launches effort to clamp down on human traffickingreports that 11 percent of the people sold for sex in Nebraska are advertised a
KTIV Sioux City / Posted 11 days ago
reports that 11 percent of the people sold for sex in Nebraska are advertised as under the age of 21. Lawmakers and Gov. Pete Ricketts have increased penalties in recent years for sex traffickers and johns who prey on underage victims. Peterson... Read more
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Sidney Sun Telegraph
Gov. Ricketts Unveils New Property, Income Tax PlanLINCOLN — Gov. Pete Ricketts unveiled a new tax package Wednesday that would bo
Sidney Sun Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
LINCOLN — Gov. Pete Ricketts unveiled a new tax package Wednesday that would boost credits for Nebraska residents who own homes and farmland, lower the state’s top income tax rates and expand job-training programs. The governor outlined a proposal... Read more
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KTIV Sioux City
Gov. Ricketts to tout K-12 schools, corrections in budgetNebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts says his proposed budget to lawmakers will prioriti
KTIV Sioux City / Posted 13 days ago
Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts says his proposed budget to lawmakers will prioritize K-12 public education, the state corrections department and services for people with developmental disabilities. Watch Live at 10 a.m.: State of the State Ricketts... Read more
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KTIV Sioux City
Governor to travel Nebraska after State of the State addressNebraska Governor Pete Ricketts is taking agenda on the road after he delivers
KTIV Sioux City / Posted 14 days ago
Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts is taking agenda on the road after he delivers his annual State of the State address to lawmakers. Ricketts will deliver the speech Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the State Capitol in Lincoln, followed by additional public... Read more
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KTIV Sioux City
Nebraska state veteran care workers to get 20 percent raiseare receiving a 20 percent pay raise after recent surveys found their wages are
KTIV Sioux City / Posted 14 days ago
are receiving a 20 percent pay raise after recent surveys found their wages are lagging their peers in other states. Gov. Pete Ricketts and the Nebraska Department of Veterans' Affairs announced the increase Monday. The governor's office says in a... Read more
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Island Packet
Nebraska senator wants to expand farm tax credithearings on bills will begin on Jan. 16. Lawmakers will spend the first 10 days
Island Packet / Posted 20 days ago
hearings on bills will begin on Jan. 16. Lawmakers will spend the first 10 days of the session introducing new bills. Gov. Pete Ricketts is scheduled to outline his agenda to lawmakers in his annual State of the State address on Jan. 10. Nebraska... Read more
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Sidney Sun Telegraph
5 Things To Know About The 2018 Nebraska Legislative Session7/8as the first Wednesday after the first Monday in January. The session is sla
Sidney Sun Telegraph / Posted 20 days ago
7/8as the first Wednesday after the first Monday in January. The session is slated to end April 18. Lawmakers and Gov. Pete Ricketts say the state budget is a top priority. The state faces a projected $173.3 million revenue shortfall in the... Read more
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Fremont Tribune
New legislative session may spark political voltageIt’s an election year, Republican Gov. Pete Ricketts is seeking re-election, gu
Fremont Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
It’s an election year, Republican Gov. Pete Ricketts is seeking re-election, gubernatorial challenger Sen. Bob Krist will be actively engaged in the legislative chamber and several senators who are candidates for re-election might be moving into the... Read more
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KTIV Sioux City
Nebraska lawmakers to begin session with budget challengesthe 60-day session debating familiar issues, including proposals to lower incom
KTIV Sioux City / Posted 20 days ago
the 60-day session debating familiar issues, including proposals to lower income and property taxes. But lawmakers and Gov. Pete Ricketts have said balancing the budget is their top priority during the session that begins at 10 a.m.... Read more
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KTIV Sioux City
5 things to know about the 2018 Nebraska legislative sessionalso invite the kind of gridlock that has plagued the one-house Legislature for
KTIV Sioux City / Posted 22 days ago
also invite the kind of gridlock that has plagued the one-house Legislature for the last several years. Lawmakers and Gov. Pete Ricketts will work to balance the budget and cut taxes even as the state faces a projected $173.3 million revenue... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Ricketts looks unite to urban, rural interests with tax planLINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts will revive his push for tax c
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 24 days ago
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts will revive his push for tax cuts in the 2018 session with a package intended to win support from rural lawmakers who want to focus on farmland taxes and city-dwelling conservatives who are clamoring... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Ballot selfies: A look at where they are allowed or notEmily Dean, spokeswoman for the secretary of state. Sharing photos of absentee
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 24 days ago
Emily Dean, spokeswoman for the secretary of state. Sharing photos of absentee ballots is also not banned. NEBRASKA: Gov. Pete Ricketts signed a bill in April that allows someone to show their marked ballots to others without risking a $100... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Elderly couple's festive explanation for having 60 pounds of marijuana: 'Christmas presents'to distribute, according to the newspaper. While multiple states have legalized
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 26 days ago
to distribute, according to the newspaper. While multiple states have legalized marijuana, Nebraska has not. In 2015, Gov. Pete Ricketts, a Republican, called the substance "a dangerous drug," writing in a column: "As the use of marijuana has been... Read more
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KTIV Sioux City
Bob Krist to run under 'United Nebraska' party for Nebraska governor's raceA former Republican is one step closer to challenging Governor Pete Ricketts in
KTIV Sioux City / Posted 26 days ago
A former Republican is one step closer to challenging Governor Pete Ricketts in next November's general election. Consultants with State Senator Bob Krist say he has reserved the name 'United Nebraska' and will run under the party name for... Read more
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Sidney Sun Telegraph
DECEMBER - YEAR IN REVIEW– A Sidney man is one of two new commissioners appointed to the Nebraska game a
Sidney Sun Telegraph / Posted 26 days ago
– A Sidney man is one of two new commissioners appointed to the Nebraska game and Parks Com mission by Gov. Pete Ricketts. Doug Zingula of Sidney was appoint ed to represent District 7 (Panhandle). The appointment to a four-year... Read more
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Sidney Sun Telegraph
AUGUST - YEAR IN REVIEWWHISTLE STOP TOUR VISITS SIDNEY Union Pacific's Nebraska150 Express visited Si
Sidney Sun Telegraph / Posted 26 days ago
WHISTLE STOP TOUR VISITS SIDNEY Union Pacific's Nebraska150 Express visited Sidney Saturday, bringing with it Gov. Pete Ricketts and several guests. Ricketts's Whistle-stop Tour first visited Ogallala, then continued to Gering. Mayor Joe... Read more
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KTIV Sioux City
Krystal Gabel enters Nebraska Governor raceShe also would like to invest in green renewable energy sources, fund education
KTIV Sioux City / Posted 27 days ago
She also would like to invest in green renewable energy sources, fund education, reform prisons, and introduce rehabilitation programs. Gabel will be challenging incumbent Governor Pete Ricketts for the Republican ticket during the May 15 Pr... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Elderly couple's festive explanation for having 60 pounds of marijuana: 'Christmas'to distribute, according to the newspaper. While multiple states have legalized
Houston Chronicle / Posted 28 days ago
to distribute, according to the newspaper. While multiple states have legalized marijuana, Nebraska has not. In 2015, Gov. Pete Ricketts, a Republican, called the substance "a dangerous drug," writing in a column: "As the use of marijuana has been... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Elderly couple's festive explanation for having 60 pounds of marijuana: 'Christmas presents'to distribute, according to the newspaper. While multiple states have legalized
Baltimore Sun / Posted a month ago
to distribute, according to the newspaper. While multiple states have legalized marijuana, Nebraska has not. In 2015, Gov. Pete Ricketts, a Republican, called the substance "a dangerous drug," writing in a column: "As the use of marijuana has been... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Elderly couple's festive explanation for having 60 pounds of marijuana: 'Christmas presents'to distribute, according to the newspaper. While multiple states have legalized
Chicago Tribune / Posted 1 months ago
to distribute, according to the newspaper. While multiple states have legalized marijuana, Nebraska has not. In 2015, Gov. Pete Ricketts, a Republican, called the substance "a dangerous drug," writing in a column: "As the use of marijuana has been... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Elderly couple's festive explanation for having 60 pounds of marijuana: 'Christmas'to distribute, according to the newspaper. While multiple states have legalized
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 1 months ago
to distribute, according to the newspaper. While multiple states have legalized marijuana, Nebraska has not. In 2015, Gov. Pete Ricketts, a Republican, called the substance "a dangerous drug," writing in a column: "As the use of marijuana has been... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Elderly couple's festive explanation for having $336,000 worth...to distribute, according to the newspaper. While multiple states have legalized
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 1 months ago
to distribute, according to the newspaper. While multiple states have legalized marijuana, Nebraska has not. In 2015, Gov. Pete Ricketts, a Republican, called the substance "a dangerous drug," writing in a column: "As the use of marijuana has been... Read more
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