OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — ConAgra Foods has told employees it will eliminate about 40 information-technology jobs as the packaged food company looks to slash its payroll in Omaha and elsewhere.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds have announced an initiative to increase skilled labor in Iowa, but it's unclear how much the plan would cost or how it would be funded.

Omaha’s Mayor says she was given no indication at a meeting Wednesday with ConAgra’s CEO that the company planned to move its headquarters.

Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert’s 2016 budget proposal includes more than one million dollars for job training and workforce development programs.

Nebraska Congressman Brad Ashford says reauthorization of the Export-Import bank is critical to jobs and trade.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says Nebraska's unemployment rate dropped a tenth of a point to hit 2.5 percent in April, remaining the lowest rate in the nation.

A new report says fewer jobs are available to some Omahans depending on where they live in the metro area.

Attracting a young and skilled workforce and being a welcoming community are among the goals identified in the Heartland 2050 Vision.

Negotiations between the city and northeast Omaha landowners for a 68-acre site are on hold.

ALTOONA, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad has signed a bill that provides increased state funding and coordination for an apprenticeship program to train workers in skilled jobs including those in construction and information technology.