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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?

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.

Unlikely Allies Fight Overregulation

February 28, 2017 | by Sarah Curry

Occupational licensing reform brings unlikely groups together.

This Bill Would Regulate the Regulators

February 21, 2017 | by Sarah Curry

LB299 would create a review process for burdensome occupational licensing regulations.

Governor's Income Tax Relief Plan to be Heard Wednesday

February 03, 2017 | by Sarah Curry

The Platte Institute will be testifying on LB 337, the Governor’s plan to reduce the state’s income tax.

Licensing Reform Hearings to Begin with School Buses, Potatoes & Car Sales

January 30, 2017 | by Sarah Curry

The first set of occupational licensing reform bills are being heard in the Nebraska Legislature.

Job Licensing Reform Well Represented in Nebraska Legislature

January 25, 2017 | by Jim Vokal

Learn about bills you can support that remove barriers to job opportunities for Nebraskans.

Governor, Senators Support Job Licensing Reform

January 11, 2017 | by Adam Weinberg

At least 8 bills promoting occupational licensing reform will be heard in this legislative session.

4 Ways the Legislature Can Remove Barriers to Growing Nebraska

January 04, 2017 | by Adam Weinberg

The 105th Nebraska Legislature can protect and strengthen the Good Life with the right game plan.

College-educated people are leaving Nebraska

December 20, 2016 | by Sarah Curry

College-educated people are leaving Nebraska, and they're frequently choosing our lower-tax rivals.

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