News Release

Bob Dudley Appointed to Platte Institute Board of Directors

June 26, 2018

Bob Dudley, President of the Norfolk-based APPEARA textile rental company, has been appointed to the Institute’s Board of Directors.

June 13 News Conference Call: Progress Report Shows Job Licensing Reform in Nebraska Is Just Beginning

June 12, 2018

Sarah Curry and Nicole Fox are releasing a new report on legislative progress on job licensing in 2018. 

News Release: Job Licensing Review Bill Passes, 45-1

April 18, 2018

A bill to review Nebraska’s job licensing laws and to provide workers with conviction histories an advance assessment of their eligibility for job licensing earned final approval in the Unicameral today.

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.

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. 

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. 

News Release: On the Legislative Agenda March 20

March 19, 2018

Bills to eliminate job licensing for equine massage practitioners and to prohibit local governments from banning home-sharing services will see debate Tuesday.

MEDIA AVAILABILITY: Marc Levin, Vice President of Criminal Justice, Texas Public Policy Foundation

March 19, 2018

Criminal justice reform expert Marc Levin is visiting the Nebraska State Capitol. 

News Release: LB299 Passes First Round Vote

March 14, 2018

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

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