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Analysis: Nebraska posts 39th highest drop in food stamps participants

Add Teaser hereNebraska ranked No. 39 among 49 states and U.S. territories that saw reductions in food stamps participation, according to the latest numbers compiled by the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

Analysis: Nebraska on track to tax online sales

Nebraska is mostly compliant with a U.S. Supreme Court decision outlining how states can go about requiring online retailers to collect sales taxes on products sold within their borders, according to an analysis by the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

Analysis: Nebraska posted 23rd highest sales tax burden per person in 2018

Among the 45 states that levy sales taxes, Nebraska ranked No. 23 for its per-capita sales tax collections, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.

Nebraska posted 18th highest corporate income tax in 2018

Among the District of Columbia and the 44 states that levy corporate income taxes, Nebraska ranked No. 18 for the top tax rate on business revenues, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.

Analysis: Nebraska posted 17th highest individual income tax rate in 2018

Nebraska ranked No. 17 for its top individual income tax rate, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers that tracked the District of Columbia and the 43 states that levy such taxes.

Nebraska gets ‘B’ grade in analysis of states’ fiscal health

Nebraska ranked No. 8 in a study of the state’s ability to pay all of its bills, including public employers’ pension benefits, according to a new ranking of the states’ fiscal health by Truth in Accounting (TIA).

Nebraska has 31st highest home vacancy rate in nation

Nebraska posted the 31st highest home vacancy rate among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

3 Nebraska Sears and Kmart stores to close in March

Sears and Kmart stores in Nebraska will close their doors in March as part of the parent company’s restructuring plans, Sears Holdings Corp. said this week.

Nebraska’s population rose 0.6% from mid-2017 to mid-2018

Nebraska’s population increased by 11,693, or 0.6 percent between July 1, 2017, and July 1, 2018, according to estimates released this week by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Analysis: Short-term health plans in Omaha 66% less than market plans

The monthly cost of short-term health insurance plans in Omaha is $202.22, 66 percent below the cost of individual market plans, according to a recent analysis by the Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA).

College wrestling earned $2.9 million for Nebraska schools in 2016

Midland University wrestling brought in $17,579 per athlete in revenue in 2016, making it among the highest-grossing wrestling programs in Nebraska that year, according to a Business Daily analysis of U.S. Department of Education data.

Sarpy among counties with worst home affordability

Sarpy County ranked No. 297 on a list of U.S. counties with the worst home affordability index, according to an analysis of 432 counties by ATTOM Data Solutions in the second quarter.

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