Nebraska Chamber of Commerce & Industry – According to figures from the U.S. Census Bureau, Nebraska led the nation when comparing percentages of state and local government general spending for all education. According to the Census data, 40.0% of all Nebraska’s state and local government direct general expenditures went to some form of education — […]
(USA Today) — USAToday.com reports than Nebraska is ranked No. 7 in the latest Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index. “The Index measures how people feel about and experience their daily lives, and looks at their health across five categories: purpose, social, financial, community and physical.” Nebraska is ranked in the top ten of each category, with the […]
Nebraska Public Power District and Lincoln Partnership for Economic Development will be exhibiting a “Nebraska” booth at the National Plastics Showcase/NPE 2015 Tradeshow in Orlando FL, March 23-27, promoting Nebraska to plastics related firms as a potential location to expand their business. Stop by and visit us at booth #S15085.
The State of Nebraska Department of Economic Development (NDED) recently recertified the community of Norfolk as an “Economic Development Certified Community.” Every five years, the NDED recertifies communities and Norfolk was previously certified in 2010. Only 36 of 520 Nebraska communities currently hold this designation. “The entire Norfolk community has stepped up to the plate […]
Nebraska Public Power District’s Economic Department issued the following publications in February 2015. You may view each publication at the provided links: Crawford, Nebraska Community Guide – econdevtools.nppd.com/aedc/CommunityGuide/CrawfordCG.pdf Wakefield, Nebraska Trend Study – econdevtools.nppd.com/aedc/TrendStudy/Wakefield.pdf
Hawaii has been named the healthiest state in the latest America’s Health Rankings compiled by the United Health Foundation. Vermont ranks second, followed by Massachusetts, Connecticut and Utah. Nebraska is ranked as the tenth healthiest state in the study. The Cornhusker State’s strengths are a low rate of drug deaths, a high rate for high […]
Find out the advantages that Nebraska offers the food processing industry in the new study “Nebraska Profit Opportunities for Food Processors” prepared by Nebraska Public Power District. The study shows Nebraska’s significant availability to raw materials and intermediate inputs, along with a wide range of other locational advantages. Click here to view the complete study.
South Sioux City, Neb. is recertified through 2019 JANUARY13, 2015 (LINCOLN, NEB.)—South Sioux City, Neb. (pop. 13,424), has earned its recertification in the Nebraska Economic Development Certified Community Program. The city was originally certified in May 2006, and recertified in May 2009 and this past December. The program is sponsored by the Nebraska Diplomats and […]
Beatrice, Neb. is recertified until November 2019 JANUARY 6, 2015 (LINCOLN, NEB.)—Beatrice, Neb. (pop. 12,157), has earned its recertification in the Nebraska Economic Development Certified Community Program. The city was originally certified in October 2009 and recertified this past November. The program is sponsored by the Nebraska Diplomats and administered by the Nebraska Department of […]
The Norfolk Area Economic Development Council received two awards at the recent 2014 Mid-America Competitiveness Conference and Site Selector Forum held December 7-9 in Chicago. The Council won third place in “Business Retention and Expansion” for its BR!E program in the small market category of economic development organizations with an annual marketing budget under $100,000. […]