March 12, 2019

Merck Animal Health Cuts Ribbon on Omaha Facility Expansion

Photo: Merck Animal Health representatives and Nebraska state, local and economic development officials cut the ribbon on newly expanded Omaha facility. Merck Animal Health today held a ribbon cutting to celebrate a major expansion of its west Omaha operations center. Merck and Co., Inc. is a Fortune 500 company and […]
March 5, 2019

Gov. Ricketts Announces Third Consecutive Governor’s Cup Win

Monday, Governor Pete Ricketts accepted Site Selection Magazine’s “Governor’s Cup” for the third consecutive year.  This prestigious award is presented to states that have demonstrated the most outstanding economic development achievements in the nation over the past year.  Nebraska received the Governor’s Cup for having the most economic development projects per […]
February 27, 2019

Proposed 2019 Annual Action Plan (AAP) Notice of Public Hearings & Public Comment Period

The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) and the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) have created the Proposed 2019 Annual Action Plan (AAP). The AAP includes a description of program funding, national and state objectives, application schedules, eligible activities, and selection criteria for projects for the following […]
February 27, 2019


Photo caption: City of Blair Mayor Rich Hansen, Deb Eggleston, DED; Lt. Governor Mike Foley; Lisa Scheve, Exec. Dir. of Gateway Development Corporation LT. GOV. FOLEY RECOGNIZES LEADERS FOR MORE THAN $415 MILLION IN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INVESTMENTS The City of Blair has earned recognition from the State of Nebraska for […]