Capitol Update | Nebraska State Capitol

Capitol Staff Recognized

By Roxanne Smith | April 25, 2010

Office of the Capitol Commission staff have been honored for outstanding service by Administrative Services. At a Quarterly Recognition Ceremony on January 22, 2010, the Carpentry and Grounds Shops received recognition. A Tourism Aide with OCC was honored for her public service at a ceremony in July of 2009. Doni Peterson, Deputy Director of Administrative … Continued

Capitol Commission’s 2010 Schedule

By Roxanne Smith | April 25, 2010

The Nebraska State Capitol Commission has set their schedule of quarterly Commission meetings for 2010. All meetings are set to begin at 9:00 am in State Capitol Hearing Room 1507. The Joint Annual Meeting with the Capitol Environs Commission will be held at 10:00 am following the November 4, 2010 Capitol Commission Meeting.  

Capitol Muralist Recognized

By Roxanne Smith | April 25, 2010

The Nebraska State Capitol was prominently featured in a 2009 exhibition at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts at St. Bonaventure University, St. Bonaventure, New York. The exhibit, Walls Speak, is the first major show to recognize the outstanding artistic contributions of Hildreth Meiere. Because Meiere worked primarily as a muralist curator, Catherine … Continued

Exterior Masonry Update

By Roxanne Smith | April 24, 2010

Work on the Capitol Exterior Masonry Project stopped early due to the unusual December snow storms. In previous years the masonry contractor had been able to work well into December before shutting down. Demolition of the east entrance stairs, also planned for this winter resume once the snow melts and conditions improve. Work in 2010 … Continued