Strong Roots Nebraska

Learn more about our plan to strengthen Nebraska's families and businesses through responsible tax reform.

Nebraska Votes on the Minimum Wage

Upward mobility in Nebraska could be jeopardized by a 24% hike in the state's minimum wage.

Medicaid Reform

After two years of debate on proposals for Medicaid Expansion, it is time to consider alternatives that can improve health care options and outcomes for Nebraska’s most vulnerable citizens.

Nebraska Solutions for School Choice

Now that 43 other states have implemented school choice initiatives, there is a wealth of knowledge to help Nebraska create school choice programs to meet the unique educational needs of families and children.

Solutions for Public Pension Reform

Flawed accounting assumptions threaten retirement security for public workers, reliable services for residents and taxpayers, and reasonable choices for policymakers in guiding the city's future growth and development.

PLATTE CHATS

The Tiff Over TIF in Nebraska

Tax Increment Financing, or TIF, can be a legitimate tool for dire community development needs. But policymakers need to be cautious of the practice creating conflicts of interest or being used to pick winners and losers in business.

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POLICY STUDIES

Education Reform: Ending Nebraska's Achievement Gap

This study compares 2012-2013 standardized test scores for low-income and minority students from Omaha Public Schools and the city's private Catholic Schools. The results show that demographics can't be an excuse when it comes to providing high quality education and achievement opportunities for all Nebraska's young people.

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IN THE NEWS

  • Small Business Owners Push Back Against Minimum Wage Ballot Initiative

  • New Policy Study Looks At Police, Fire Pensions

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