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Reaction to The Phase-One Agreement with China

U.S. Secretary Perdue issued the following statement after President Donald J. Trump signed the historic Phase One Trade Agreement between the United States and China: “This agreement is proof President Trump’s negotiating strategy is working.... Read More

Ricketts proposes aid for flood-damaged Nebraska counties

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts has proposed nearly $60 million in state assistance to help the state recover from last year’s record floods. That proposal includes a surprise $9.2 million boost for a dozen of Nebraska's hardest-hit counties. Ric... Read More

Thornier trade issues await after in initial US-China deal

The United States and China are set to take a step toward trade peace after 18 months of economic skirmishing. President Donald Trump and China's chief trade negotiator plan to sign a modest agreement Wednesday that would ease some U.S. economic sanc... Read More

With Fischer’s Support, USMCA Advances Out of  Senate Commerce Committee

WASHINGTON, D.C. – At today’s Senate Commerce Committee hearing, U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) voted to advance the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). The agreement passed the committee by a bipartisan vote. The full Senate is exp... Read More

Phase One Trade Deal Signed

President Donald Trump signed a trade agreement with China Wednesday. The phase one deal, according to the Trump administration, is worth an extra $40-50 billion annually over the next two years in U.S. agricultural sales to China. However, Senate... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Proposes Disaster Relief for Nebraskans

LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced that one of his key mid-biennium budget proposals is delivering flood relief for Nebraskans.   “When we were faced with the most widespread and costliest natural disaster in state hist... Read More

Nebraska Sees Most Traffic-Related Deaths Since 2007

The Nebraska Department of Transportation says the state ended 2019 with 249 traffic-related deaths, the most the state has seen since 2007. The trend in traffic fatalities in the state has been on the rise nearly a decade, when 181 people died on... Read More

Senator Joni Albrecht's Weekly Update

Your Legislature was gaveled in for the opening session of 2020 on Wednesday, January 8, 2020.  Two hundred and fifteen (215) bills were introduced in the first three days.  As a reminder, bills can be introduced by Senators for the first ten (10) ... Read More

Senator Ben Hansen Week 1 Column

Happy New Year to everyone in Legislative District 16!  I hope you and your families had a terrific 2019 and are looking forward to great things in 2020.  The 60-day legislative session kicked off Wednesday, January 8th in Lincoln with big issues o... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Proclaims “Religious Freedom Day”

LINCOLN –  Monday, Governor Pete Ricketts signed a proclamation declaring January 16, 2020 as “Religious Freedom Day” in Nebraska.  Governor Ricketts was joined at the ceremony by State Senators, faith leaders, educators, and representatives ... Read More

Governor Ricketts Signs Religious Freedom Day Proclamation

Governor Pete Ricketts signed a proclamation declaring January 16, 2020 as “Religious Freedom Day” in Nebraska during a ceremony Monday morning in the Governor's Hearing Room. Governor Ricketts was joined at the ceremony by State Senators, fai... Read More

Northeast Community College names Streff as new director in West Point

WEST POINT, NE - Northeast Community College has selected Carla Streff as its new director of its extended campus operation in West Point. Streff, who previously served as executive director of technology services at Northeast, began her new positio... Read More

Northeast welcomes Barrett as new president

NORFOLK, NE – January not only begins a new semester and a new decade at Northeast Community College, it is also the start of a new era in leadership for the two-year college. Dr. Leah Barrett assumed the office of president recently, becoming t... Read More