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New plan aims to add 25K jobs and boost salaries in Nebraska

Jul 31, 2019

Credit https://blueprint-nebraska.org/

Nebraska business and education leaders have unveiled a new plan designed to create 25,000 jobs while adding $15,000 to the annual income of every resident by 2030.

The plan unveiled Tuesday by the group Blueprint Nebraska also seeks to bring 43,000 new young adults into the state and attract $200 million in annual research and development initiatives. The group also hopes to make Nebraska a top-ranked state for its quality of life.

Blueprint Nebraska identified 15 high-priority initiatives to achieve the goal. The list includes public-private partnerships to provide more internships and apprenticeships, increasing broadband access and an initiatives to promote entrepreneurship.

Blueprint Nebraska includes top business groups including the Nebraska Chamber of Commerce & Industry, state officials, and leaders of the University of Nebraska.