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.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A state board is predicting modest short-term growth in Nebraska's tax revenue.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new report suggests the economy will continue growing at a slow pace in rural areas of 10 Midwest and Plains states in the months ahead.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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