Jason Seamann

March 25, 2020

Gov. Ricketts Thanks Legislature for Approving COVID-19 Emergency Funds, Temporarily Suspends Evictions for Impacted Nebraskans

Watch video of today’s press conference by clicking here. LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts signed LB 1198, a bill that provides emergency funding to help the State of Nebraska combat coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). “I am grateful to State Senators for coming together to approve the emergency funding,” said Gov. […]
March 25, 2020

Gov. Ricketts Encourages Business Flexibility during COVID-19 Emergency

Watch the video by clicking here LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts hosted a Facebook Live event to discuss ideas on flexibly continuing business operations during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. He was joined by Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) Director Tony Goins; Natalie Micale, Owner of Oh Hello! ad […]
March 20, 2020

Gov. Ricketts Announces Eligibility of Nebraska Businesses to Apply for SBA Disaster Loans

LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts welcomed news that the Small Business Administration (SBA) has issued a statewide economic injury declaration for Nebraska. The declaration qualifies small businesses throughout the state to apply for SBA disaster assistance loans. “As Nebraska steps up its efforts to combat coronavirus, we’ve limited the […]
September 9, 2019

DED Announces Recipients of Disaster Recovery Housing Funds

The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) has announced the recipients of $3 million in funding under a special disaster recovery allocation of the Nebraska Affordable Housing Trust Fund (NAHTF). In response to the March floods, Governor Pete Ricketts directed State departments to strategize for the deployment of resources and […]