Low unemployment is the rule in Nebraska, but our young people are one of the exceptions. Youth unemployment could climb higher next year if legislators fail to act.
Tax credit scholarships are working in 14 states to help families afford high-quality education options. Nebraska should have them too.
An independent analysis shows that LB357's tax relief will grow Nebraska and help address the state's key economic challenges.
Successful reforms in other states can help Nebraska improve public safety and control costs in the state's corrections system.
A permanent tax reform solution that truly reduces the state’s overall tax burden will remain elusive unless the financial responsibilities shifted between state and local governments are quantified and reevaluated.
Pension reform that provides retirement security for public servants and protections for taxpayers may be coming to Omaha. But what steps need to be taken to avoid repeating mistakes of the past?
The direct and indirect cost of the property tax on Nebraska's families and businesses makes it easily the state's most dreaded tax. Why are property taxes such a substantial part of our tax system? What options do we have to provide relief and still protect the services that we all consider part of the Good Life?
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