Platte Institute Publications

Listed below are all Platte Institute publications.  To the left, you can browse these publications by publication type or policy area.

Session Highlights: Nebraska Legislature Unanimously Approves 3 Job Licensing Reform Bills

May 19, 2017 | by Adam Weinberg

Senators in all political parties made cutting red tape a priority in 2017.

Legislative Committees to Study Job Licensing Barriers

May 12, 2017 | by Adam Weinberg

The legislative chamber may sit empty soon, but some lawmakers are sticking around.

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Nebraska Legislature Approves Two-Year Budget

May 10, 2017 | by Sarah Curry

Lawmakers have passed a balanced budget that fits the state's economic times.

There's One Less Job in Nebraska That Requires a Government Permission Slip

May 08, 2017 | by Adam Weinberg

Lawmakers are cutting red tape for Nebraskans working in motor vehicle sales.

While Tax Reform Died, These Senators Sat on the Sidelines

May 03, 2017 | by Jim Vokal

13 Nebraska State Senators abstained from voting on LB461. 6 of them could have changed the outcome.

Jim Vokal's Statement on LB461 Filibuster

May 02, 2017

Despite the support of the legislative majority, opponents of tax reform succesfully filibustered LB461.

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Tax Foundation Writes Nebaska State Senators on LB461 Triggers

April 27, 2017

The Tax Foundation's Jared Walczak writes Nebraska State Senators about the responsible design of LB461's tax reforms.

News Release: Nursing, Audiology Licensing Reforms Approved Unanimously

April 24, 2017

LB88e, an occupational licensing reform bill, was approved unanimously in the Legislature.

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News Release: Jim Vokal's Statement of First Round Debate on LB461 Tax Reform

April 21, 2017

"For the first time in years, Nebraskans saw floor debate on a bill that would responsibly address their concerns with high taxes in our state."

State and Family Budgets Grow with LB461 Tax Reform

April 17, 2017 | by Sarah Curry

Tax reform based on ending special tax credits and requiring revenue growth triggers can deliver lower tax rates and a larger state budget.

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