Public comment period begins for 2014-15 Qualified Action Plan for NE Business Innovation Programs

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Public comment period begins for 2014-15 Qualified Action Plan for NE Business Innovation Programs

The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) is conducting a public comment period November 25–December 9 for citizens to share input about the proposed 2014-2015 Qualified Action Plan for the State of Nebraska Business Innovation Programs ("Qualified Action Plan").

The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) is conducting a public comment period November 25–December 9 for citizens to share input about the proposed 2014-2015 Qualified Action Plan for the State of Nebraska Business Innovation Programs (“Qualified Action Plan”).

The Business Innovation Programs are authorized under the Business Innovation Act in Nebraska Revised Statutes at §§81-12,152 – 81-12,167. The Qualified Action Plan sets forth the activities eligible for assistance under the Business Innovation Act.

The Department’s emphasis is on the state’s need for innovative development, increased jobs and investment, leveraged funds, and industry support and participation.

Copies of the proposed Qualified Action Plan will be available November 25 on DED’s website: http://staging.neded.org/files/businessdevelopment/talentinnovation/BusinessInnovationProgramsQualifiedActionPlan.pdf , or can be requested from Joe Fox at 800-426-6505, 402-471-8604, or email: joe.fox@nebraska.gov .

Mail written comments by December 9 to: Joe Fox, Nebraska Department of Economic Development, P.O. Box 94666, Lincoln, NE 68509-4666; or email: joe.fox@nebraska.gov .

Comments will be accepted starting November 25.

FOR INFORMATION, CONTACT:
Patricia Wood at 800-426-6505, 402-471-1559, or email: patty.wood@nebraska.gov