economy

Government
2:45 pm
Thu October 17, 2013

UNO political scientist: expect shutdown, debt ceiling issues to flare up again in early 2014

A UNO political scientist says Wednesday’s vote to end the government shutdown and raise the debt ceiling accomplished very little.

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Government
8:20 am
Thu October 17, 2013

Sens. Fischer, Johanns vote in favor of measure reopening the federal government

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's two senators joined with 79 others in voting in favor of a measure that reopened the federal government and avoided a financial default.

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Government
2:30 pm
Thu September 26, 2013

Fischer, Johanns discuss government funding bill

Votes on a resolution to fund the federal government through December 15th could happen this weekend.

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Omaha
4:00 am
Tue September 24, 2013

Omaha named among top ten affordable cities for renters

Omaha has been named to Kiplinger’s list of the ten most affordable big cities for renters.

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Government
11:30 am
Fri September 6, 2013

Iowa Governor traveling to Japan, India on trade mission

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad is heading to Japan and India on a trade mission.

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Government
8:06 am
Mon August 19, 2013

Omaha City Council to vote next week on 2014 budget

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The Omaha City Council is set to vote next Tuesday on the 2014 budget.

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Government
10:38 am
Fri August 16, 2013

Unemployment rate up in July

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate rose in July to hit 4.2 percent.

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Government
3:18 pm
Tue August 13, 2013

Census figures show steady growth in Nebraska's 3 largest counties

New Census figures show that nearly 40 percent of Douglas, Sarpy, and Lancaster County’s residents are between the ages of 18 and 44.

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Business
10:14 am
Thu August 1, 2013

Business conditions index declines in July

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly survey of business leaders in nine Midwest and Plains states shows the region's economy will grow in the coming months, despite a fourth month of decline in the survey's overall index.

Creighton University economist Ernie Goss compiles the Business Conditions Survey of supply managers in nine states. July’s index was 53.5, down from 55.6 in June. Goss says the economy is growing, albeit slowly.

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Business
10:23 am
Fri July 19, 2013

Nebraska unemployment rate edges up in June

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate rose two-tenths of a point in June, hitting 4 percent.

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