The imbalance of geographic opportunity in the U.S. is resulting in shrinking populations and causing a brain drain of educated workers in many states. To combat this, some states are offering money and other incentives to get people to move there.
Kansas is running a budget surplus this year, and it is a big deal for the state, which saw revenue vanish in a disastrous tax-cutting experiment by former Gov. Sam Brownback. Kansas made the biggest move up CNBC's 2019 Top States for Business.
The war between the states for business and jobs has never been more intense, with states paying staggering amounts of taxpayer dollars to woo companies. Here is the ranking of America's Top States for Business in 2019, released by CNBC today.
Solid growth, low costs and great schools are evident in the Cornhusker State, but so is its lack of business capital.
Despite declining overall unemployment in the U.S., unemployment is rising in eight states Trump carried in 2016, which could spell trouble for him in 2020.
Buffett says the stock market nosedive on Trump's weekend threat to increase tariffs on China is "rational."
Berkshire Hathaway investors eager for better performance are expected to question Warren Buffett at the annual meeting on Saturday.
Farmland values in America's heartland are stable despite pressures on farm incomes and rising interest rates, said the Kansas City Fed.
Food stamp recipients will be able to use online delivery services to buy groceries under a two-year pilot program that just launched in New York.
Senate Democrats on Monday blocked a Republican disaster aid bill, saying it doesn't do enough to help hurricane-torn Puerto Rico.
The storms and flooding inflicted hundreds of millions of dollars in damage in what Nebraska's governor called a disaster of historic proportions.
Floods in the aftermath of a late-winter storm that dumped snow and rain on the nation's midsection last week have already killed two people and destroyed homes and businesses.
The medic, who is not exhibiting symptoms of Ebola, will remain under observation for up to two weeks at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) in Omaha, Nebraska Medicine said in a statement.
One New England city offers nearly $80,000 worth of incentives.
A federal judge in Montana halted construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline on Thursday on the grounds that the U.S. government did not complete a full analysis of the environmental impact of the TransCanada project.
Voters in Utah, Nebraska and Idaho were all projected to pass ballot measures to expand the federal and state health insurance program, according to NBC.
Former Sen. Kerrey argues it would have been far easier for the U.S. to handle trade relations with China with the backing of a multinational group.
Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts discusses how his state is faring under the Trump administration's trade policies including the NAFTA renegotiations.
Republicans in the House of Representatives and the Trump administration are planning another deficit-financed tax-cut plan.
New York and Idaho showed the most improvement in CNBC's 2018 America's Top States for Business study, while North Dakota suffered the biggest decline, due to rising oil prices that hurt its shale oil industry.