LINCOLN–(AP June 26) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts has launched a new podcast that will feature conversations with lawmakers, sports coaches and other people of interest.

The first podcast of “The Nebraska Way” released Wednesday is a conversation between Ricketts and U.S. Sen. Deb Fischer about current debates in Congress and her time in the Nebraska Legislature.

Ricketts says the podcast will give listeners the chance to hear from a variety of people who are involved with issues of great public interest. Listeners can subscribe online on SoundCloud, a website with free music and podcasts.

Ricketts spokesman Taylor Gage says the podcast is designed to help listeners connect with the work of the governor’s office.