Among the 75 most populous cities in the U.S., Lincoln ranks seventh for the state of its finances, having $2,500 in surplus funds per taxpayer, according to a Truth in Accounting (TIA) analysis of municipal data released last month.
The outflow of smuggled cigarettes in Nebraska is 0.7 percent, according to a new study from the Tax Foundation that examines the relationship between cigarette taxes and smuggling.
Nebraska finished 33rd in a study by the website Rich States, Poor States that examined the 50 states’ economic outlooks based on 15 weighted policy measures.
Nebraska was not included in a new analysis from the Tax Foundation identifying 36 states that have major changes to their tax codes taking effect this year.
Nebraska would have adequate revenues to manage a moderate economic downturn without raising taxes or cutting services, according to a new analysis from Moody’s Analytics.
Scott Frost, head football coach at the University of Nebraska, earned $5 million in 2018, making Frost the highest-paid public employee in Nebraska last year, according to a ranking by the website GOBankingRates.
Tony Sanchez, head football coach at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, earned $600,000 in 2018, making Sanchez the highest-paid public employee in Nevada last year, according to a ranking by the website GOBankingRates.
Legislative appropriations for Nebraska arts agencies are projected to reach $1.5 million for fiscal year 2020, which equates to 78 cents per capita in the state, according to a report from the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA).
No counties in the state are now under a Second Amendment sanctuary law or ordinance, according to updates from the website Gunrightswatch.com and media reports.
Borrowers in Nebraska who sought forgiveness of their student loans in the second quarter of 2019 numbered 795, according to a new state-by-state analysis by the U.S. Department of Education.
Federal agency research dollars going to Nebraska totaled $151.2 million in fiscal year 2018, according to a new analysis by the Research!America alliance.
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting allocated $4,705,627 in fiscal-year 2018 to support public television and radio in Nebraska, the 27th highest amount among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, CPB reported.
Nebraska two-year colleges charged students $3,180 in tuition and fees during the 2018-19 academic year, the seventh lowest cost among 49 states examined, the College Board said in a new report.