November 29, 2012

Gov. Heineman Announced Nebraska Wins State Technology Innovator Award

Gov. Dave Heineman today announced that the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) honored the State of Nebraska with the association’s State Technology Innovator award. Brenda Decker, Chief Information Officer, accepted the award at a ceremony in San Diego.
November 29, 2012

Intern Nebraska Update By Governor Dave Heineman

Dear Fellow Nebraskans: With the new year just a few weeks away, it’s a good time to remind businesses and students about a valuable program designed to enhance student business skills and for students to gain real life business experience. This program is Intern Nebraska.
November 16, 2012

Update on Wind Development in Nebraska By Governor Dave Heineman

Dear Fellow Nebraskans: Wind energy means so much more to Nebraska than just increasing our energy independence. For much of rural Nebraska, it means more jobs, economic development, landowner and community involvement, and more opportunity to grow our cities and towns.  Harnessing this state resource diversifies the state’s energy generation portfolio with a renewable and clean source.
October 31, 2012

Public comment period begins November 8th for Proposed 2013 Annual Action Plan

The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (NDED) will conduct a public comment period, November 8, 2012 through December 10, 2012 to take remarks of citizens and local government officials regarding the Proposed 2013 Annual Action Plan (AAP).  This public comment period also includes two public videoconferences and concerns the distribution of approximately $9 million in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds, $2.7 million in HOME Investment Partnerships Program funds, $956,000 in Emergency Solutions Grant Program (ESG) funds, and $347,000 in Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS (HOPWA) funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development; and $1.5 million in Homeless Shelter Assistance Trust Fund (HSATF) funds, and $6 million in Nebraska Affordable Housing Trust Fund (NAHTF) funds.