Platte Institute Publications

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

Federal Trade Commission Says Red Tape in Nebraska Hurts the Economically Disadvantaged Most

March 22, 2017 | by Adam Weinberg

Read the Federal Trade Commission's comments on occupational licensing reform in Nebraska.

News Release: LB611's Federal Funding Inventory Advances

March 21, 2017

The Approriations Committee has advanced LB611.

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News Release: Fed. Trade Commission Says Licensing is a "State-Created Barrier" to Jobs

March 20, 2017

The independent federal agency responsible for protecting an open marketplace for U.S. consumers says occupational licensing imposes “state-created barriers” to jobs.

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LB438 – Increase cigarette and tobacco taxes as prescribed and provide for the distribution of funds

March 17, 2017

Testimony opposing a $1.50 per pack increase in the state cigarette tax.

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It’s Legislative Halftime, How Are Nebraska’s Senators Doing?

March 15, 2017 | by Adam Weinberg

What can Nebraskans expect for the second half of the legislative session?

News Release: Jim Vokal's Statement on LB343

March 13, 2017

Jim Vokal's statement on LB343 in the 2017 legislative session.

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LB570 - Exempt tangible personal property from property tax

March 09, 2017

Our testimony in support of LB570.

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LB611 - Require state agencies to provide a federal funding inventory

March 09, 2017

Sarah Curry's testimony in support of LB611.

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The Federal Government Has a Hold on Nebraska's Budget

March 06, 2017 | by Sarah Curry

Thirty percent of Nebraska's budget is made up of federal aid, and it often comes with strings attached.

LB345 - Eliminate an experience requirement for abstracters

March 06, 2017

Our testimony in support of LB345.

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