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Ricketts names African American Affairs commission members

Nebraska State Capitol Building
Posted at 3:12 PM, Jun 04, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-04 16:12:43-04

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts has named 14 members to the state’s newly created Commission on African American Affairs.

The commission was created through a state law passed in last year’s legislative session.

The commission will coordinate programs related to Nebraska’s African American community related to housing, education, welfare, employment and other issues.

Members will serve four-year terms.

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