Ricketts Kicks Off Tour of Manufacturing and Ag

NORFOLK - Stops at Norfolk area manufacturing plants today will kick off a statewide tour of manufacturing and agriculture for one of the five candidates seeking the Republican nomination for governor of Nebraska. Pete Ricketts says his priorities are education, jobs and the rural economy, and among his goals are creating good paying jobs and growing a skilled labor force. Ricketts says, if elected, he will take his real-world business experience as chief financial officer of T.D. Ameritrade and put it to work for the state.  Ricketts made his comments before a meeting of the Norfolk Noon Rotary last night at the Time Square Event Center.