Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts joins "Squawk on the Street" to discuss the state's response to Covid-19 and the hospitalization numbers in the state.
New cases are up by at least five percent, based on a seven-day average, in 26 states as of Sunday, compared with just 12 states a week ago. Many of the recently growing outbreaks across the country are occurring in Midwestern states, including Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio and the Dakotas. New cases nationwide have been steadily falling for more than a month, but they now appear to be flattening out at over 40,000 new cases per day.
"The legislator has failed to address this time and again, and now it will be up to voters to decide if 400% interest is just too high," says organizer Aubrey Mancuso.
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Trade groups representing the country's biggest consumer companies, including PepsiCo, Procter & Gamble and Clorox, wrote a letter to Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday urging federal guidance on how to safely manage their factory workers as states begin to reopen for business.
Investors were optimistic about states' reopening plans as early evidence that the U.S. economy may finally begin to recover.
President Trump was taken aback when Treasury chief Steven Mnuchin said the U.S. asked China's trade delegation to reschedule a farm tour.
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.