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New Year, New Opportunities to Strengthen Nebraska

By Governor Pete Ricketts, Nebraska.Gov

For the sake of Nebraska’s next generation, we should find ways to spend responsibly for years to come. That includes this year, when we have the unique task of deciding how to spend funds Nebraska received as part of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) of 2021. It’s imperative that these ARPA dollars go toward one-time projects. This is one-time money and must be spent as such. Otherwise, we risk growing government spending at an untenable rate. These funds can help our state better recover from COVID’s economic impact, strengthen public health and safety, and continue to invest in our skilled workforce. This is an excellent opportunity to fund infrastructure projects across our state that will benefit Nebraskans for generations to come. Read more here.

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