Jason Seamann

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 […]
January 17, 2018

St. Paul Earns Status as NE’s 22nd Leadership Certified Community

January 17, 2018 (LINCOLN, NEB.) – This week, the Department of Economic Development (DED) honored the City of St. Paul (pop.2299) as the agency’s newest Leadership Certified Community (LCC). DED Business Development Consultant and LCC Program Director Kelly Gewecke honored local leaders during a special presentation at the city’s monthly […]
October 16, 2017

Manufacturing Month Events Encourage Student Interest, Investment in NE

Governor, DED Director Promote industry’s role in workforce development. Today, Governor Pete Ricketts continued to promote Manufacturing Month by visiting two businesses in central Nebraska. The Governor’s tour of Becton Dickinson in Holdrege and Royal Engineered Composites in Minden followed a 10-community tour this month to celebrate businesses within the industry. Department of Economic Development (DED) Director Courtney Dentlinger and State Chamber President Barry Kennedy joined the Governor on tours of several businesses during the first week of October.
October 2, 2017

Gov. Ricketts, State Chamber to Celebrate Manufacturing Month in Nebraska

LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts proclaimed October as “Manufacturing Month” and announced a statewide tour in celebration of Nebraska’s second largest industry.  At the ceremony, Governor Ricketts was joined by Department of Economic Development Director Courtney Dentlinger, the Nebraska Chamber of Commerce, and the Nebraska Manufacturing Advisory Council.