Platte Institute Publications

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

Occupational Licensing Creates Barriers for Nebraskans No Longer Behind Bars

June 23, 2017 | by Albert Gustafson

After leaving prison, finding a job can be an ex-offender’s most essential step for reintegrating into society.  But their criminal record can also make it one of their most difficult. 

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Nebraska Lawmakers Heard This Doctor’s Call for Licensing Reform

June 21, 2017 | by Adam Weinberg

A doctor correctly diagnosed a problem with Nebraska's licensing laws and provided a cure. 

States Still “CON” Patients Long After Federal Repeal

June 16, 2017 | by Albert Gustafson

A little-known health care law can deprive patients of affordable access to care.

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When Omaha Works with Food Trucks, the College World Series Wins

June 16, 2017 | by Luke Ashton

Omaha's food truck scene will be open for business during the College World Series.

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Nebraska Lawmakers Must Plan Around Uncertainty in Washington

June 13, 2017 | by Luke Ashton

A federal funds inventory will help Nebraska be prepared for changes in national policy that impact the state budget.

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City's Response to Licensing Debacle Should Inspire Nebraskans

June 13, 2017 | by Albert Gustafson

An Alabama suburb's quick effort to cut unfair red tape was the subject of national news. 

Platte Institute Staying Busy Over Legislative Interim

June 09, 2017 | by Jim Vokal

The Legislature may have adjourned, but we're still busy with research and programs to help remove more barriers to economic opportunity.

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.

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