OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A survey of rural bankers in 10 Midwest and Plains states suggests slow economic growth is ahead.
The Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce wants 12,000 new jobs created in the next five years.
Nebraska’s U.S. Senators have mixed reactions to President Obama’s State of the Union address.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — State forecasters are predicting modest economic and employment growth in Nebraska this year, and a pullback in farm incomes from their all-time highs.
Students at NU campuses in Omaha, Lincoln, Kearney, and at the College of Technical Agriculture will pay more for room and board next year.
Nebraska’s seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate held at 3.7 percent in December.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new survey of rural bankers suggests that growth in farmland prices, cash rents and farm equipment sales remain strong despite the continuing threat of drought in some Midwestern and northern Plains states.
While much of the impact of the fiscal cliff was avoided with legislation passed by Congress, there will still be economic effects.
Nebraska’s unemployment rate is at its lowest level in four years.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new survey of rural bankers shows that rising commodity prices and lower energy costs are helping businesses in Midwestern states and the northern Plains.