Tag Archives: Pete Ricketts

GOP Nebraska Gov To Send Troopers To Mexico Border

From GOP Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts: Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced that Nebraska would be sending Nebraska State Patrol troopers to Texas in response to a request for support in managing the ongoing crisis in communities along the border of the United States and Mexico. “Nebraska is stepping up to help Texas respond to the ongoing crisis on their border …

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GOP Nebraska Gov Condemns “Political Stunt” After US Embassy To Vatican Flies Rainbow Flag For Pride Month

Catholic News Agency reports: The U.S. Embassy to the Holy See announced on Tuesday, June 1, that it was displaying the rainbow LGBT “Pride” flag for the month of June, which is celebrated as LGBT “Pride” month. “The United States respects the dignity and equality of LGBTQI+ people. LGBTQI+ rights are human rights,” the embassy stated on Twitter. U.S. Secretary …

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Nebraska Gov: Legal Weed Will “Kill Your Kids” [VIDEO]

Omaha’s NBC News affiliate reports: Gov. Pete Ricketts and others opposed to legalizing medical marijuana in Nebraska held a news conference in the Capitol rotunda just ahead of a Unicameral hearing on the matter. The issue is in front of Nebraska lawmakers for a fifth consecutive year months after losing ballot approval in the 11th hour last fall following a …

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Anti-Mask NE Gov In Quarantine After COVID Exposure

The New York Times reports: Gov. Pete Ricketts of Nebraska said on Tuesday that he would go into quarantine after dining with someone who tested positive, just a day after announcing new measures to halt an alarming spike in virus cases and hospitalizations. Mr. Ricketts’s office said in a statement that he and the first lady, Susanne Shore, had dinner …

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NE Gov: No Money For Counties That Require Masks

The Omaha World-Herald reports: At his regular coronavirus press conferences, Gov. Pete Ricketts makes a point of urging Nebraskans to wear a mask when they go to a store. But when it comes to the state’s 93 courthouses and other county offices, he doesn’t want local officials to require masks. In fact, he’s told counties that they won’t receive any …

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Nebraska Gov Declares Day Of Prayer Against Abortion

The Christian Post reports: Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts signed a proclamation Wednesday declaring Jan. 22 a “statewide day of prayer” as abortion rights advocates prepare to celebrate the anniversary of the 1973 Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion nationwide. “I, Pete Ricketts, Governor of the State of Nebraska, do hereby proclaim the 22nd day of January 2020 …

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NEBRASKA: GOP Gov “Horrified” To Learn Top Staffer Is Racist Who Posted “Frag Grenades At Fag Parades”

Talking Points Memo reports: Bennett Bressman has “more compassion for small dogs than illegals,” uses the n-word freely and claims his “whole political ideology revolves around harming journalists.” Bressman also happens to have served as statewide field director for Republican Gov. Pete Ricketts’ successful 2018 reelection campaign. A shocking trove of leaked private messages Bressman sent over Discord, a web …

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NEBRASKA: Legislature Overrides Pete Ricketts’ Veto Of Death Penalty Repeal

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NEBRASKA: State Files Immediate Appeal Of Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

They were certainly ready for today’s ruling. 

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