Platte Institute Publications

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

Facebook Live: Week 1 of the 2019 Nebraska Legislature

January 11, 2019

Adam Weinberg and Sarah Curry discuss the start of the Nebraska Legislature, plus a new report on local government accounting practices.

Jan. 11 News Conference Call: Lack of Budget Transparency May Worsen Property Tax Burden

January 07, 2019

A new report says a lack of transparency in local government accounting may be adding to Nebraska’s already high property tax burden.

Let County Voters Decide on Higher Sales Tax

January 02, 2019 | by Adam Weinberg

A voter-approved countywide sales tax option could provide an alternative to a state sales tax hike.

Accounting for Property Taxes

December 21, 2018 | by Sarah Curry

Local government accounting practices may be contributing to Nebraska's property tax problem.

KC Fed: Nebraska Home Prices Increase 6th Fastest

December 19, 2018 | by Adam Weinberg

Home prices in Nebraska grew the sixth fastest nationally over the last decade.

5 Weird Nebraska Sales Tax Exemptions

December 05, 2018 | by Adam Weinberg

Many of Nebraska's sales tax exemptions can seem arbitrary, or even a little silly.

Laura Ebke to Join Platte Institute

November 27, 2018

Laura Ebke will join the staff of the Platte Institute beginning in January 2019 as its new Senior Fellow for Job Licensing Reform. 

Sen. Laura Ebke Discusses the Future of LB299

November 16, 2018

The introducer of Nebraska's new job licensing review discusses the impact the law may have in the years ahead.

Nebraska Economic Growth: 2nd Quarter of 2018

November 15, 2018 | by Adam Weinberg

Nebraska’s economy grew at a much faster rate in the second quarter of 2018.

Get Real About Property Taxes

October 30, 2018 | by Sarah Curry, Adam Weinberg

Can legislators work together to build a 33-vote consensus on property tax reform? And what do Nebraskans think should be done to make changes to the local tax system?

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