economy

Government
8:30 am
Mon April 29, 2013

Lawmakers look to rebuild Nebraska's cash reserve fund

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lawmakers who dug into Nebraska's cash reserve at the height of the recession are now looking to rebuild the state's rainy-day fund.

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Government
8:48 am
Fri April 26, 2013

Forecasting board issues revenue outlook for Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Investors who were spooked by Washington's fiscal-cliff showdown have created a one-time cash windfall for Nebraska.

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Business
1:00 am
Wed April 17, 2013

Nebraska small businesses get $61 million in loans over six-month period

The Small Business Administration gave $61 million dollars in loans to Nebraska small businesses over the past six months.

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Business
3:25 pm
Thu April 4, 2013

Friday lecture focuses on role of millennial generation in shaping the economy

A lecture Friday in Omaha focuses on the role millennials have in shaping today’s economy and social issues.

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Business
9:24 am
Fri March 29, 2013

Nebraska's unemployment rate remains second-lowest in the nation

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate for February was unchanged at 3.8 percent, matching the revised rates for January and December.

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Government
2:53 pm
Fri March 1, 2013

Creighton economist doesn't expect sequester to significantly impact Nebraska's economy

A Creighton University economist doesn’t expect the sequester will have widespread negative impacts on the regional economy.

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Government
8:18 am
Fri March 1, 2013

Economic Forecasting board predicts uptick in revenue

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The board that estimates Nebraska state government tax collections is predicting an uptick in revenue, thanks to the slowly growing state economy.

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Government
3:03 pm
Thu February 28, 2013

State of the City: Suttle talks jobs, crime, future goals

Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle gives his State of the City address Thursday at UNMC.
Credit Katie Schubert / KIOS-FM

Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle says job creation has to be the city’s top priority.

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Government
1:36 pm
Wed February 27, 2013

Iowa lawmakers present different budget goals

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Lawmakers in the state House and Senate are miles apart when it comes to their budget goals.

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Business
4:28 pm
Thu February 21, 2013

Monthly survey of bankers indicates economic growth

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A survey of rural bankers in 10 Midwest and Plains states suggests slow economic growth is ahead.

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