Monthly Consumer and Business Confidence Are Both Down In Nebraska

U.S. employers added 148,000 jobs in December, a modest gain but enough to suggest the economy entered the new year with solid momentum. While modest, the job gains underscore the economy’s continued health in its ninth year of recovery. — After reaching record levels the previous month…..monthly consumer and business confidence numbers are down in…read more »


Atherton seeking transfer from Husker Volleyball

Nebraska volleyball coach John Cook confirmed on Thursday afternoon that redshirt freshman setter Hunter Atherton plans to seek a transfer from Nebraska. A Prospect, OH native, Atherton played in 20 matches during the Huskers’ 2017 NCAA Championship season. She played the first two matches of her career at the season-opening VERT Challenge while filling in…read more »

No Nebraska Voter Information Given To Election Fraud Commission Before Disbandment

Officials say President Donald Trump’s election fraud commission never received any information about Nebraska voters before the group was disbanded. A spokeswoman for Nebraska Secretary of State John Gale says the commission last talked with state officials several months ago and hadn’t responded to Gale’s requests for more information. Gale had said he would fulfill…read more »

Bill Would Cap Local Elected Officials Salaries In Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – A Nebraska lawmaker is proposing a cap on the salaries of local elected officials after a county board’s members gave themselves several pay raises. Sen. Justin Wayne of Omaha introduced a bill Thursday that would prevent city councils, county boards and other local governments from paying their members more than twice…read more »

Warren Buffett Gifts $43 Million In Stock Since July

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – Billionaire Warren Buffett has given away roughly $43 million of Berkshire Hathaway stock since last summer with the majority of that – $30 million – going to one unnamed charity. The gifts of Class B Berkshire stock were disclosed in documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission this week. These…read more »