Around the nation, states struggling with stubbornly high unemployment rates face the problem of having too few jobs for all …
Omaha, Des Moines and Kansas City are among areas in the midwest that are creating a new entrepreneurial ecosystem in America’s breadbasket.
The smallest cattle herd in 60 years is likely to push the price of beef, already at record levels, even higher.
Federal, state, and local taxes and fees now account for 16.3% of the average wireless customer’s bill. In four states, wireless taxes are north of 20%. And what’s the most taxed state of all? That dubious achievement goes to Nebraska, where wireless users are taxed to the tune of 23.7%.
To plug budget gaps, local authorities are opting for what seems like a counterproductive route: They’re giving stuff away. Some of the freebies are supposed to entice newcomers who will be sources of tax revenues to move in, while other freebies would entire “undesirables” to leave and never come back.