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(Lincoln, Neb.) December 3, 2013 - Today, Governor Dave Heineman sent a letter to the Speaker and members of the Legislature, noting that the State will not proceed with a previously planned study on climate change. Researchers at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources have stated they would conduct a University study, therefore negating the need for a climate change study authorized by the Legislature.
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(Lincoln, Neb.) November 26, 2013 - Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman received notification today from Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials that President Barack Obama approved a request for a presidential disaster declaration for parts of Nebraska impacted by severe storms, winter storms, tornadoes and flooding that occurred in nine Nebraska counties, Oct. 2-6.
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(Lincoln, Neb.) November 15, 2013 - Today, Gov. Dave Heineman announced that Nebraska’s Director of the Department of Environmental Quality, Mike Linder, is leaving the department to take a position in the private legal sector.
(Lincoln, Neb.) November 27, 2013 - Gov. Dave Heineman today announced his appointment of Derek R. Vaughn of Omaha to the County Court, 4th Judicial District.
(Fremont, Neb.) November 27, 2013 - Lt. Gov. Lavon Heidemann today announced the official designation of Dodge County as Nebraska's newest Livestock Friendly County. With the addition of Dodge County, there are now 23 counties designated as Livestock Friendly through the state program, including: Adams, Banner, Box Butte, Cuming, Dawes, Deuel, Gage, Garden, Grant, Hitchcock, Holt, Jefferson, Johnson, Kimball, Keith, Lincoln, Morrill, Saline, Scotts Bluff, Sheridan, Wayne, and Webster Counties.
(Lincoln, Neb.) November 20, 2013 - As we approach the holiday season, a time when people may be celebrating at events where alcohol is served, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Nebraska, Governor Heineman & First Lady Sally Ganem and the Nebraska State Patrol urge adults to plan ahead for a non-drinking designated driver. Today, at the Governor’s Residence in Lincoln, MADD, the Governor and First Lady and the head of the NSP urged Nebraskans to Tie One On For Safety and be educated on road safety and making smart, responsible decisions.
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