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  • Ricketts Talks Budget, Pandemic in State Address

    Sarah Merza, Nebraska News Service|Jan 20, 2021

    LINCOLN — Gov. Pete Ricketts discussed Nebraska's response to the COVID-19 pandemic in his State of the State Address Jan. 14. He also outlined his proposed budget including a property tax relief initiative. "Even as we've had to overcome the challenge of the pandemic, the work of Nebraskans everywhere has kept the state of the state strong," Ricketts said after welcoming and congratulating new members of the Nebraska Legislature. Before discussing the plans for the budget, Ricketts commended N...