Nebraska Wins Prestigious Governor’s Cup for National Economic Development Success « Back to Search Results

OMAHA – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced Nebraska had earned Site Selection magazine’s top national award for the state’s economic development successes in 2016. According to Site Selection, “Ricketts joins the elite club of US governors to claim a Site Selection Governor’s Cup, by virtue of his state winning the Cup for most capital investment projects per capita — 101 such projects for 2016.”

“Thank you to Site Selection magazine for this special recognition of how Nebraska is growing,” said Gov. Ricketts. “Our business-friendly regulatory environment, high labor force participation rate, competitive power rates, and quality infrastructure combine to create an attractive environment for job creators and entrepreneurs. Above all things, I know from personal experience in hiring Nebraskans that our people are our biggest competitive advantage. Economic development is a competitive environment, and we must continue to work to build new competitive advantages to keep Nebraska the best place in the world to live, work, and raise a family.”

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