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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