July 21, 2017

Notice of Public Hearing and Public Comment Period

The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) will open a public comment period for the 2017 National Housing Trust Fund (HTF) Allocation Plan, which is a part of the 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan and the 2017 Annual Action Plan. DED will hold a public hearing on July 26, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. (CST) at the Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED), Nebraska State Office Building, 301 Centennial Mall South, Fourth Floor. This public hearing is provided in addition to the public comment period regarding the 2017 HTF Allocation Plan that will begin on July 24, 2017 and will end on August 6, 2017.
July 14, 2017

Gov. Ricketts Celebrates Endicott Clay Expansion to Meet Market Demand

Today, Governor Pete Ricketts and the Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) helped celebrate Endicott Clay Products Company’s (Endicott Clay) recent expansion.  Company executives also looked at other properties in Kansas and Nebraska before making the decision to expand at their current location.  Endicott Clay was started near Endicott, Nebraska in 1920.
July 13, 2017

Gov. Ricketts hosts 400+ Nebraskans at 2nd Annual Governor’s Summit on Economic Development

Today, Governor Pete Ricketts hosted more than 400 Nebraska community, education, and business leaders at the 2nd Annual Governor’s Summit on Economic Development to learn about unique opportunities and challenges facing Nebraska’s economy. The one-of-a-kind forum encourages business executives, trade practitioners, elected officials, and community leaders to work collaboratively on strategies to grow Nebraska.
July 13, 2017

Gov. Ricketts Launches Council to Grow Nebraska through International Trade

Today, Governor Pete Ricketts, the Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA), and Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) launched the Governor’s Council for International Relations at the 2nd Annual Governor’s Summit on Economic Development.  This new council is bringing together Nebraska business, agriculture, and education groups to work together to expand overseas trade opportunities and develop new international partnerships for the state.