LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A state senator is working on a possible ballot measure to increase Nebraska's minimum wage.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Nebraska-based information technology firm plans to move its headquarters to Kansas City with the aid of some government incentives.
The Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce wants a specific brand and image for the metro area.
A UNO expert on entrepreneurship says the interest in it is growing each year.
Omaha’s Partners for a Healthy City program is helping organizations access local, healthy food for their employees.
Though employment is lower in the state of Iowa in the first quarter of the year, capital spending has remained steady and the sales forecast is on the rise.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate in January hit 3.5 percent, its lowest mark since September 2008.
The rate was a tenth of a point under the 3.6 percent in December and four-tenths of a point below the January 2013 rate of 3.9 percent.
The state Department of Labor released the employment data on Friday.
The new Nebraska figure remained well below the national unemployment rate of 6.6 percent in January.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly economic index for nine Midwestern and Plains states has dropped slightly but still suggests growth over the next three to six months.
(Information in the following story is from: Lincoln Journal Star, http://www.journalstar.com)
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Oil production grew again last year in southwest Nebraska thanks to new techniques, but state officials don't expect the boom to last long.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Hotels, gas stations and restaurants would have to notify customers if they place temporary hold charges on their debit cards, under a bill set for review in the Nebraska Legislature.