August 8, 2012

$1.145 million awarded six cities to initiate comprehensive revitalization projects

The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) has awarded $1,145,010 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding to Columbus, Fremont, Grand Island, Kearney, Norfolk and North Platte  to pursue community projects targeting neighborhoods benefitting low- and middle-income residents. These grants, made in the Comprehensive Revitalization (CR) category, are administered by DED from the state’s annual allocation of CDBG funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
July 31, 2012

Governor Heineman Arrives in China With Several Business Meetings Underway

Gov. Dave Heineman led several meetings today with top level government and business groups, as well as Nebraska and Chinese companies to promote stronger economic and educational collaborations. The Governor is in Beijing on the first leg of a trade mission that will also take him to Xi’an and Shanghai.
July 30, 2012

Trade Mission to China By Governor Dave Heineman

Dear Fellow Nebraskans: International business is increasingly important and beneficial to Nebraska’s economic strength. Global trade and investment generates in excess of 56,000 jobs and more than $9 billion in new money here each year.
July 20, 2012

Funding available for companies hiring interns

InternNE funding is still available for companies wanting to hire interns and participate in the program, administered by the Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED).