Blueprint Nebraska Unveiled, Plan to Invigorate Nebraska’s Economy
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
LINCOLN – On May 11, leaders in Nebraska business, agriculture, government and higher education launched “Blueprint Nebraska,” a citizen-led, statewide economic development initiative. The effort seeks to establish a comprehensive and pro-active plan to stimulate the state’s economic growth, competitiveness and prosperity, while building on its many strengths.
Lance Fritz, the chairman, president and CEO of Union Pacific Corp. in Omaha, and Owen Palm, the president and CEO of 21st Century Holdings in Scottsbluff, are co-chairs of Blueprint Nebraska. Joining them at the announcement were Governor Pete Ricketts, University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds, and representatives of the chamber of commerce community.