March 13, 2018

Gov. Ricketts Announces Second Consecutive “Governor’s Cup” Victory

On March 12, Governor Pete Ricketts received Site Selection Magazine’s “Governor’s Cup” for the second consecutive year. The prestigious award recognizes states that have demonstrated the most outstanding economic development achievements over the past year. Nebraska received the Cup for having the most capital investment projects per capita in the nation in 2017.
March 7, 2018

Community Development Week 2018: Celebrating Success in Communities across Nebraska

Mark your calendar to celebrate the 32nd annual National Community Development Week this April 2-6. The National Community Development Association implemented National Community Development Week (CD Week) in 1986 to remind Congress of the importance of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program […]
March 5, 2018

Nebraska Diplomats Conclude Five-Region Celebration Tour, Will Host Banquet on Eve of Governor’s Summit

The Nebraska Diplomats concluded in Omaha last month a five-region Economic Celebration series launched on June 1 of last year. Nebraska Diplomats is a non-profit organization comprised of Nebraska business executives and community leaders, the intent of which is to promote a productive business climate and support the efforts of the Governor and the Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED).  
February 22, 2018

Gov. Ricketts Opens 2018 Nebraska Developing Youth Talent Initiative Grant Application Process

Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced that the Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) will accept applications until April 9, 2018, for the next round of grant funding from the Nebraska Developing Youth Talent Initiative (DYTI). “Connecting students to great opportunities is key for the next generation of young Nebraskans and growing our state,” said Governor Ricketts.  “There are numerous rewarding and high-paying jobs waiting for Nebraska’s future workforce.  The DYTI program empowers young people to pursue skills and careers that are becoming increasingly valuable.”