Ricketts discusses pot, economy, EPA during Sidney visit


Courtney Fletcher

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts visited the Sidney Sun-Telegraph offices on Friday.

Gov. Pete Ricketts visited Sidney last week during a tour of Western Nebraska for a series of town halls.

After a meeting at Cabela's, Ricketts stopped by the Sidney Sun-Telegraph office for an exclusive sit down to discuss the past legislative session, current issues facing the state and upcoming hurdles in the future.

To a question about the challenges communities near the Colorado boarder face enforcing marijuana laws, the governor said Nebraska is currently involved in a lawsuit against Colorado for its legalization of the recreational use of the drug.

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