Today, Governor Pete Ricketts issued the following statement in observance of Presidents Day which is celebrated on Feb. 16.

Today, Governor Pete Ricketts issued the following statement in observance of Presidents Day which is celebrated on Feb. 16.

“Today marks the 136th year Americans commemorate Presidents Day to honor the birthday of our first President, George Washington.  February is also the birth month of Presidents Abraham Lincoln and Ronald Reagan.  Let us pause today to remember those who guided our country through times of triumph and adversity.  As members of our nation’s 37th state, Nebraskans can be proud of America’s heritage and leaders.”