Dividends Nebraska is bringing the conversation about economic development and early childhood to a growing array of partners statewide. Learn more about where we’ve been throughout the spring.
Luke Virgil, Director of Economic Development for Wayne, NE, explains why child care plays a central role in attracting and retaining talent to Greater Nebraska communities.
It was a rocky road for Nebraska’s strategic investments in early childhood during the 2018 legislative session.
At Dividends Nebraska, it’s our job to report on emerging issues in business, education and public policy related to the cultivation of tomorrow’s workforce and the continued economic vitality of our state. To better live up to that job, we’re launching a new email update to keep our membership informed and engaged.
Crete Carriers success depends on the company's most critical asset—its people. Like other growing businesses, Crete Carrier understands that the quality of its employees informs its ability to thrive in a rapidly evolving industry. This is why the leadership at Crete Carrier is highly intentional about identifying, cultivating and retaining skilled and motivated workers—and why they're on board with Dividends Nebraska's mission to keep the state's talent pool strong for the decades ahead. Learn more in the third part of our Member Spotlight series.
On April 23, 2018, Governor Ricketts vetoed LB873 on the basis of the bill’s call for expansion of land bank usage outside of Douglas and Sarpy counties. Unfortunately, the gubernatorial veto also halted the progress of components of the bill that would have aligned early childhood programming more closely with local economic development efforts. Click here to read more.
Columbus Community Hospital chose to address the challenge of attracting a quality workforce and reducing the costs of employee turnover by creating on-site child care for its workforce. Learn more about how this investment is having an impact on CCH’s bottom line in the second installment of our Dividends Nebraska Member Spotlight series.
New Dividends Nebraska member Aulick Industries is committed to keeping Scottsbluff strong and growing by steering kids and families toward success.