There is—seemingly--cross-partisan support for occupational licensing reform, and yet little seems to get done.
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.
So far, the state has been unable to curb property tax increases, despite now spending $275 million a year to subsidize the local taxes.
A little-known state law allows existing transportation companies to prevent new competitors from being formed.
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.
The Platte Institute is releasing a new guide on Nebraska's sales tax.
The Platte Institute will host its 2019 Legislative Summit on Friday, October 4 at the Embassy Suites in Lincoln.
The Platte Institute will host a town hall program on property tax reform featuring five Nebraska state senators representing districts in the Omaha area.
Jon Abegglen, of Kearney, is the Platte Institute's newest board member.
The Platte Institute has been named as one of six finalists for the Atlas Network’s 2019 Templeton Freedom Award.