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  1. Nebraska and South Dakota governors speak about same-sex marriage rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    Two states where same-sex marriage had been banned, until Friday's United States Supreme Court ruling, were Nebraska and South Dakota. Both states were two of 13 states that had banned same-sex marriage.

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  2. Ricketts to join Tour de Nebraska riders on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    Gov. Pete Ricketts will hit the road with fellow bicyclists for part of this year's Tour de Nebraska ride. The governor is scheduled to ride out of Burwell in central Nebraska on Saturday morning.

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  3. Nebraska ends ban on driver's licenses for immigrant youthsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    The Nebraska Legislature has overridden the governor's veto and ended the nation's last ban on driving privileges for young people brought into the United States illegally as children. Senators in the one-house Legislature voted 34-10 to override Republican Gov. Pete Ricketts, who has backed the strict policy of his GOP predecessor to deny the licenses.

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  4. Nebraska lawmakers override Gov. Ricketts death penalty vetoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    History has been made Wednesday in Lincoln, Nebraska. Nebraska lawmakers have abolished the death penalty by voting to override a veto by Governor Pete Ricketts.

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  5. Nebraska lawmakers will attempt to override Gov. Ricketts veto of a death penalty repeal billRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts has vetoed a bill to abolish the death penalty in the traditionally conservative state, sending it back to lawmakers who will attempt an override. Nebraska lawmakers passed the bill last week with a veto-proof, 32-15 majority.

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  6. Nebraska Gov. Ricketts vetoes Death Penalty Repeal BillRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    Just as promised, Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts vetoed a bill to abolish the death penalty that Nebraska lawmakers passed in a 32-15 vote last week. Ricketts deems this a matter of public safety.

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  7. Ricketts appeals to public to flip death penalty votesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts is ramping up pressure on lawmakers to try to keep them from overriding his promised veto of a death penalty repeal bill. The Republican governor urged the public on Friday to contact their state senator and voice their support for capital punishment.

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  8. U.S. Senator Deb Fischer weighs in on NE's death penalty debateRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    This week, Nebraska lawmakers approved a bill that would abolish the death penalty. With a 32-15 vote, it's enough to override a promised veto from Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts.

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  9. Omaha Police Officer Kerrie Orozco, suspect killed in shootoutRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    An Omaha police officer and a suspect were shot and killed after a confrontation at North 30th Street and Martin Avenue just before 1 p.m. Wednesday. Witnesses reported hearing about 15 gunshots in two bursts and seeing CPR performed on the officer.

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  10. Neb. Gov. Ricketts vetoes proposed aid increase for familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    Gov. Pete Ricketts has vetoed a proposed increase in government aid for low-income families, calling it well-intentioned but unsustainable. Ricketts said in his veto letter Wednesday that the legislation would deplete the money available in existing block grants by 2020 and create a budget shortfall.

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  11. Madison County taking over bridge repair years after damaging floodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    It's been almost five years since the Elkhorn River swelled its banks, washing out a number of roads in Siouxland. Now, some elected officials are expressing frustration that there are rebuilding projects out there that need to be done.

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  12. Study shows Highway 275 expansion could have $1.2-billion impact on NebraskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    A new study says the four-lane expansion of Highway 275, in northeast Nebraska, would add more than a-billion dollars to the state over 15-years. The author of the study, Creighton University economics professor Dr. Ernie Goss, conducted the study for the Norfolk-based group "4 Lanes 4 Nebraska."

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  13. Proposed Nebraska gas-tax increase wins first-round approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    Senators voted 26-10 on Wednesday to advance the measure. Two more votes are required before it advances to Gov. Pete Ricketts, who opposes the increase.

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  14. Nebraska Gov. Ricketts hopes unicameral avoids gas tax increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    As the legislature continues through the second half of the current legislative session, state lawmakers continue to mull a gas tax increase, Nebraska's first since 2008. The bill, LB 610 from Sen. Jim Smith of Papillion, would increase the state's gas tax by 1.5 cents per year over the next four years to help fund Nebraska roads and bridges.

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  15. Ricketts: Increased gas tax not the answer for Nebraska roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    Ricketts said Wednesday that he understands the need for road expansion, particularly along Highway 275 between Omaha and Norfolk. But the Republican Governor says that he doesn't think Iowa's model of a recently passed ten cent increase in their gas tax is the best solution for Nebraska.

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  16. Ricketts talks gas tax during Madison County dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    The Norfolk Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting it's annual Madison County Day at the State Capitol. Dozens of local residents are in Lincoln, visiting with a number of elected officials, including Gov. Pete Ricketts.

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  17. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    A bill that would have lowered the taxable value of Nebraska farmland has stalled in committee, but business owners could see a cut. The Revenue Committee advanced a bill Wednesday that would create a tax exemption for equipment, furniture and other personal property used by businesses.

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  18. Ricketts signs Nebraska veterans bill despite concernsRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2015 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    Gov. Pete Ricketts has signed a bill to extend educational benefits to veterans and their spouses, despite concerns that it could contradict Nebraska's same-sex marriage ban. The Republican governor announced his decision Friday in a letter to lawmakers.

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  19. NE Governor looking nationally for new Dept. of Roads DirectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts says he will conduct a national search for a new director of the Nebraska Department of Roads. Governor Ricketts announcement of a nationwide search on Friday follows three searches run by private firms for other heads of Nebraska departments.

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  20. Nebraska senators pass bill to restore smoking in cigar barsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    The fate of Nebraska cigar bars is now in the hands of the governor after lawmakers approved a bill to once again allow smoking in the establishments. Senators passed the bill Friday 45-3 in response to a Nebraska Supreme Court ruling.

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