Podcast

Jim Vokal Reviews Medicaid Expansion Flaws

March 29, 2016

Jim Vokal joins Scott Voorhees on the KFAB Good Morning Show to discuss LB1032 on the morning of its expected defeat to discuss problems and alternatives to Medicaid expansion.

Adam Weinberg on Proposed Cigarette Tax Hike

February 24, 2016

Adam Weinberg joins Gary Sadlemyer and the KFAB Good Morning Show to discuss LB 1013, a proposed $1.50 per pack increase in the state cigarette tax.

Jim Vokal Talks Medicaid Expansion with Matt Tompkins

February 16, 2016

Jim Vokal talks Medicaid Expansion and presidential politics on the Mighty 1290 KOIL.

Platte CEO Weighs in on Uber, Lyft in 2014 Session Recap

April 25, 2014

Platte Institute CEO Jim Vokal sits down with Adam Weinberg to discuss how the 2014 Nebraska legislative session impacted qualifty of life in the Cornhusker State. You won't want to miss where he weighs in on Uber and Lyft's arrival in Nebraska!

Platte Institute Introduces New Radio PSA Series on Medicaid Expansion & Taxes

March 09, 2014

Nebraskans need real facts on the economic issues of the day that helps cut through the political noise. In this Public Service Announcement series, the Platte Institute shows how Medicaid Expansion and Nebraska's tax system impact average Nebraskans.

Interview with Economist Scott Drenkard of the Tax Foundation

March 05, 2014

With tax reform at the forefront of legislative discussions, Tax Foundation economist Scott Drenkard discusses LB1097, and the benefits of tax reform in Nebraska.

2013 Overview/2014 Preview

January 08, 2014

This week's podcast is with the Platte Institute's Chief Executive Officer, Jim Vokal. Jim reflected back on 2013's successes and provided a preview of the Platte Institute's upcoming year. 

 

Interview with Kearney City Manager Mike Morgan

December 16, 2013

Kearney's City Manager, Mike Morgan, discusses why the City of Kearney boasts the second lowest tax rate in Nebraska, and ways other communities can replicate Kearney's success. 

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