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Bill to Review State Job Licensing Will Reach Full Legislature

January 26, 2018 | by Adam Weinberg

LB299 has been approved by a legislative committee.

Nonpartisan Majority Supports Bill to Make Nebraska Financially Ready

January 08, 2018 | by Sarah Curry

Democrats, Republicans, Libertarians and Independents voted in support of creating a federal funds inventory for Nebraska.

Hold Your Horses: Roadblocks to a Rural Nebraska Business

December 12, 2017 | by Adam Weinberg

Nebraska's job licensing laws can also prevent new rural businesses from forming.

Give Thanks: Following a Recession, Nebraska Is Growing Again

November 21, 2017 | by Adam Weinberg

New government statistics confirm that Nebraska technically went through a recession in the past year.

A School Board Member Faced a Recall. The Reason May Surprise You.

November 18, 2017 | by Adam Weinberg

You may be surprised to find out why this school board member faced a recall. 

November 28: Give the Gift of the Good Life

November 01, 2017 | by Elliott Bottorf

Donations to the Platte Institute will be matched dollar for dollar up to a total of $25,000 during Giving Tuesday.

Personal Property Tax Reform: A Realistic Option

October 25, 2017 | by Sarah Curry

Other states in our region have shown that personal property tax reform is practical and helpful to economic growth.

Toyota-Mazda and Nebraska’s Business Tax Climate Ranking

October 18, 2017 | by Jim Vokal

The Tax Foundation has released its newest annual ranking of business tax climates.

How Does Personal Property Tax Impact Your County?

September 27, 2017

We've run the numbers on the personal property tax burden in each county in Nebraska. Search for your county here.

Rolling Back Harmful Red Tape

August 21, 2017 | by Governor Pete Ricketts

Governor Ricketts writes in his weekly column about action being taken to cut red tape regulation.

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