Making It Look Easy
5 Apr 2019
The Governors of Nebraska and Texas have a few things in common — new terms in office, a commitment to putting veterans to work and another Governor’s Cup to add to their collections.
This we know for sure: Texas and Nebraska are consistent. Texas Governor Greg Abbott wins a fifth consecutive Governor’s Cup — his state’s seventh consecutive win — for total qualified projects in 2018. And Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts wins a third consecutive Governor’s Cup for total projects per capita — his state’s fourth such prize. Both governors won their reelection bids in late 2018, but it was the capital investors voting with project location choices that have them defending their titles for yet another year. Even their project totals resemble last year’s performance: Texas finishes with 608 projects, up from 594 in 2017; Nebraska landed 118 in 2018, up from 110 the previous year.
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