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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lawmakers have started to debate a series of bills that will make up Nebraska's next state budget.

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

Economic Forecasting board predicts uptick in revenue

Mar 1, 2013

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

Iowa lawmakers present different budget goals

Feb 27, 2013

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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