August 9, 2012

Governor Heineman Tours Tongji University and Participates in Agreement with UNMC

Gov. Dave Heineman today finalized an agreement between the University of Nebraska Medical Center and Tongji University to create one of the most extensive partnerships ever between U.S. and Chinese academic institutions. The Shanghai-U.S. Health Science Initiative (SSUHSI) is a collaborative health science partnership that involves educational, clinical and research components.
August 9, 2012

$300,000 awarded for tourism development project in Hastings

The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) has awarded the City of Hastings with $300,000 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding in the Tourism Development category to convert a historic downtown building into an arts and cultural center.
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.