economy

Business
8:02 am
Thu January 2, 2014

Business conditions improve slightly in December

A monthly survey of supply managers in nine Midwest and Plains states shows the economy grew in December.

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Government
12:31 pm
Fri December 20, 2013

Nebraska jobless rate drops slightly in November

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate was 3.7 percent in November, down slightly from 3.9 percent in October.

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Government
12:47 pm
Thu December 19, 2013

Sen. Harkin discusses legislative priorities for 2014

U.S. Senator Tom Harkin, D-IA

U.S. Senator Tom Harkin of Iowa says education and jobs will be among his priorities next year.

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Government
8:12 am
Wed December 11, 2013

Nebraska tax receipts above estimates in November

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Department of Revenue says net tax collections in November were nearly 5 percent higher than projected.

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Business
7:57 am
Mon December 2, 2013

Midwest business conditions improve in November

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly economic report says business conditions in nine Midwestern states improved slightly in November.

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Nebraska
1:26 pm
Tue November 26, 2013

Foreclosure rates improving in Nebraska, Iowa

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The foreclosure rates in Nebraska and Iowa are continuing to improve.

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Business
2:37 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

Slow growth likely in rural parts of 10 states

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The overall index in a new monthly survey matches the previous index and also suggests the economy will continue growing at a slow pace in rural areas of 10 Midwest and Plains states.

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Education
8:04 am
Mon November 11, 2013

Report looks at role of academic coaching, support in low-income students' success

A new study shows a program of academic coaching and support improves the chances that low-income high school students will not only go to college, but succeed.

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Business
8:06 am
Fri November 1, 2013

Report says government shutdown hurt economic conditions

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A business conditions index for nine Midwest and Plains states has dropped after rising the previous two months.

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Government
2:08 pm
Tue October 29, 2013

Agency says Iowa tax receipts up in September compared to a year ago

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Legislative Services Agency says the state's tax receipts were more than 9 percent higher in September than a year ago.

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