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Battle Over Ethanol Continues

posted on April 25, 2014 at 5:45 PM

Battle Over Ethanol Continues
Two conflicting reports released this week indicate the battle over ethanol is far from over. Full Story

Rural Snapshot Reveals Mild Growth, Some Sectors Slowing

posted on March 21, 2014 at 6:18 PM

Rural Snapshot Reveals Mild Growth, Some Sectors Slowing
Snapshot of rural economy reveals slight improvement, but the survey of bank CEOs in 10 Midwestern states reveals some sectors of the rural economy are on the decline. . Full Story

Middle Class Struggles Under A Sluggish Economy

posted on March 14, 2014 at 7:27 PM

Middle Class Struggles Under A Sluggish Economy
So far the prospects of an economic rebound seem to be fading which is not good news for people looking for jobs or those hoping to advance. . Full Story

Dispute Over Jobs Created By Keystone Pipeline

posted on August 2, 2013 at 5:00 PM

Obama downplayed the pipeline's effect on jobs, calling it a "blip" compared with the overall economy. Full Story

Temporary Jobs Becoming A Permanent Fixture In US

posted on July 12, 2013 at 11:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hiring is exploding in the one corner of the U.S. economy where few want to be hired: Temporary work. From Wal-Mart to General Motors to PepsiCo, companies are increasingly turning to temps and to a much larger universe of... Full Story

Final Decision Elusive for Keystone XL Pipeline

posted on May 10, 2013 at 4:10 PM

Final Decision Elusive for Keystone XL Pipeline
The waiting game is far from dull where the Keystone XL pipeline is concerned. Though the door has closed on the public comment period in response to the U.S. State Department’s Environmental Impact Statement, another has opened. Full Story

Jobs Dominate Obama's State of the Union Address

posted on February 15, 2013 at 4:32 PM

Jobs Dominate Obama's State of the Union Address
President Obama delivered his annual State of the Union speech this week, calling for action on jobs, deficits and other of his lofty goals. Full Story

How U.S. States Fared on Jobless Aid Applications

posted on December 28, 2012 at 11:15 AM

Applications for U.S. unemployment benefits dropped last week by 12,000 to a seasonally adjusted 350,000, the Labor Department said Thursday. The four-week average, a less volatile measure, fell to a nearly five-year low of 356,750. Still, many... Full Story

$2.7M Grant To Provide Jobs For Florida Oystermen

posted on December 7, 2012 at 12:07 PM

Grant will pay 200 dislocated oystermen to re-shell bay in the Florida Panhandle Full Story

Barbs Exchanged Over Trade

posted on September 21, 2012 at 6:33 PM

Barbs Exchanged Over Trade
The U.S. alleges that China is illegally subsidizing exports in their automobile and auto parts sectors – putting American parts manufacturers at a competitive disadvantage and encouraging the relocation of production to China. Full Story

Midwest companies expect job cuts in next 6 months

posted on December 2, 2011 at 3:56 PM

Job growth has slowed significantly in nine Midwest and Plains states, and many companies in the region expect further job cuts in the coming six months, according to a monthly survey of business managers released Thursday. Full Story

Market to Market (November 18, 2011)

posted on November 18, 2011 at 7:49 PM

Market to Market (November 18, 2011)
Full Program: Powered by robust demand, farmland values increase by the largest amount in decades. A lack of clearly defined rules for members of Congress on insider trading prompts calls for reform. Thousands of workers migrate to North Dakota, where an oil... Full Story

Candidates offer vision on jobs and energy

posted on November 4, 2011 at 4:06 PM

Candidates offer vision on jobs and energy
Five of America’s top Republican presidential candidates sat down in Iowa this week to discuss their visions for revitalizing a key American business sector. Full Story

President unveils jobs bill, targets agriculture for cuts

posted on September 23, 2011 at 6:24 PM

President unveils jobs bill, targets agriculture for cuts
President Obama pressures lawmakers to move swiftly on his American Jobs Act. Full Story

Rural Mainstreet Index drops below growth level

posted on August 26, 2011 at 3:48 PM

Rural Mainstreet Index drops below growth level
Each month Creighton University researchers survey bank executives in 10 predominantly Midwestern states and compile a snapshot of the rural economy. Full Story
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