Policy Studies

The Economic Impact of COVID-19 on the Nebraska Economy: Third Cut

The Economic Impact of COVID-19 on the Nebraska Economy: Third Cut

Dear Nebraskans, Our state and nation have been actively fighting COVID-19 since mid-March. We are getting a handle on the public health aspect of the crisis, yet the economic impact is still being realized as businesses begin to reopen. As more data becomes available, we can start to measure the impact this crisis is having...

By Ernie Goss, Scott Strain

Nebraska’s Sales Tax

Nebraska’s Sales Tax

Reducing reliance on the property tax through ending Nebraska’s many sales tax exemptions can help create the right environment for revenue-neutral tax reform.

By Sarah Curry, Adam Weinberg