The Nebraska Government is the state government. It is composed of three branches: the executive, the legislative, and the judicial. The Nebraska Constitution establishes these three branches and provides for their powers and duties.
The Executive branch of the Nebraska Government is headed by the Governor of the state. The Governor is elected by the people of Nebraska and serves a four-year term. The Governor is the chief executive of Nebraska and is responsible for carrying out the laws of the state.
The Legislature is the lawmaking body of the Government. The Nebraska Legislature is composed of the Senate and the House of Representatives. The Legislature meets in Lincoln, Nebraska. The primary duty of the Legislature is to make laws for the state of Nebraska.
The Judicial branch of the Nebraska Government is headed by the Supreme Court. The Supreme Court is composed of seven justices, who are appointed by the governor and confirmed by the Nebraska Legislature. The court hears appeals from lower courts in Nebraska. The decisions of the Supreme Court are final.
The Government is responsible for the safety and well-being of the people. The Government is also responsible for the maintenance of the state infrastructure, including roads and bridges, and provides services to the people of Nebraska, such as education and health care. The Government collects taxes from the people of Nebraska to fund the various services and programs that it provides.
Official Name: Nebraska
Governor: Pete Ricketts
Contact: Email the governor
Main Address: P.O. Box 94848
Lincoln, NE, 68509-4848
Phone Number: 402-471-2244