Platte Institute Publications

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

Nebraska: A National Leader in Job Licensing Reform

April 19, 2018 | by Adam Weinberg

A bill to review Nebraska’s job licensing laws has earned final approval in the Legislature.

News Release: Three Job Licensing Bills on Final Reading

April 18, 2018

On the last day of session, three bills to reform job licensing will get their final vote.

Facebook Live Friday: One Day Left in Session

April 13, 2018

Nicole Fox joins Adam Weinberg to discuss the session as it winds down. 

Legislature Prevents Imminent Income Tax Increase

April 13, 2018 | by Sarah Curry

While major tax reform stalled, state senators prevented an automatic tax increase.

Legislature Passes Equine, Cat, and Dog Massage Bill Unanimously

April 11, 2018 | by Adam Weinberg

A bill to end state licensing and regulation of professionals offering massage services for equines, cats, and dogs has been unanimously adopted by the Nebraska Legislature.

News Release: Legislature Passes Equine, Cat and Dog Massage Bill

April 11, 2018

A bill to end state licensing and regulation of professionals offering massage services for equines, cats, and dogs has been unanimously adopted by the Nebraska Legislature.

News Release: Equine Massage Licensing Reform Bill Adds Dogs and Cats

March 28, 2018

Senators streamlined a job licensing reform bill down to its original intent, and added other professional options as well. 

Don’t Create Red Tape When Markets Will Suffice

March 28, 2018 | by Sarah Curry

Convincing lawmakers to get out of the way has been a tough row to hoe. 

Job Licensing Reform Will Make Nebraska The Best Around

March 22, 2018 | by Adam Weinberg

The Legislature should remember Mr. Miyagi's lessons as they reform job licensing.

News Release: LB596 Passes First-Round Vote, 38-0

March 20, 2018

A bill to eliminate job licensing for equine massage has won first-round approval. 

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