Platte Institute Publications

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

Occupational Licensing Reform: No Easy Task

October 30, 2019 | by Laura Ebke

There is—seemingly--cross-partisan support for occupational licensing reform, and yet little seems to get done.

“The Six Rs” of Fiscal Responsibility

October 23, 2019 | by Sarah Curry

Policymakers and the public need to start with a set of guiding principles if they have any hope of moving budgets, at both the state and local levels, away from special interests and toward the public interest. 

Despite State Credits, Local Property Taxes Will Continue to Rise

October 16, 2019 | by Adam Weinberg

So far, the state has been unable to curb property tax increases, despite now spending $275 million a year to subsidize the local taxes.

New Video: Competitor's Veto

October 07, 2019

A little-known state law allows existing transportation companies to prevent new competitors from being formed.

Nebraska's Sales Tax

October 01, 2019 | by Sarah Curry, Adam Weinberg

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.

News Release: Oct. 1 News Conference Call on Sales Tax Report

September 30, 2019

The Platte Institute is releasing a new guide on Nebraska's sales tax.

News Release: Oct. 4, Platte Institute Legislative Summit

September 20, 2019

The Platte Institute will host its 2019 Legislative Summit on Friday, October 4 at the Embassy Suites in Lincoln.

News Release: Sept. 24 Omaha Property Tax Reform Town Hall

September 16, 2019

The Platte Institute will host a town hall program on property tax reform featuring five Nebraska state senators representing districts in the Omaha area.

News Release: Jon Abegglen Joins Platte Institute Board of Directors

September 13, 2019

Jon Abegglen, of Kearney, is the Platte Institute's newest board member.

News Release: Platte Institute Nominated for International Award

September 10, 2019

The Platte Institute has been named as one of six finalists for the Atlas Network’s 2019 Templeton Freedom Award.

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