K-12 Education Reform: From Start to Finish

Please join the Platte Institute on Tuesday, June 24th for our K-12 Education Summit at the Scott Conference Center in Omaha. 

Medicaid Expansion

The 'Wellness in Nebraska' program sets forth numerous goals, namely that it will protect the most vulnerable, promote personal responsibility, reduce uncompensated care and provide budget stability. Unfortunately, this new proposal is unlikely to meet any of these objectives.

Controlling Costs and Protecting Public Safety

This study carefully examines both LB 999 and LB 907, as well as other successful prison reform options from across the country and includes a list of recommendations for policy makers.

Building on Success

After extensive research, the Platte Institute has released a new report detailing tax reform possibilities developed specifically for Nebraska.

Honest Accounting and Public Employee Pensions in Nebraska

Defined benefit pensions plans for public sector employees
are under financial strain in states around the country. But
the true funding shortfalls may be drastically understated.

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Medicaid Expansion: A Bad Prescription for Nebraska

The Nebraska Legislature is currently considering an “alternative” plan to expand Medicaid eligibility, which it calls the Wellness in Nebraska (WIN) plan. This program sets forth numerous goals, namely that it will protect the most vulnerable, promote personal responsibility, reduce uncompensated care and provide budget stability. Unfortunately, this new proposal is unlikely to meet any of these objectives.

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