Platte Institute Blog

News Release: LB611's Federal Funding Inventory Advances

March 21, 2017

The Approriations Committee has advanced LB611.

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News Release: Fed. Trade Commission Says Licensing is a "State-Created Barrier" to Jobs

March 20, 2017

The independent federal agency responsible for protecting an open marketplace for U.S. consumers says occupational licensing imposes “state-created barriers” to jobs.

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LB438 – Increase cigarette and tobacco taxes as prescribed and provide for the distribution of funds

March 17, 2017

Testimony opposing a $1.50 per pack increase in the state cigarette tax.

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News Release: Jim Vokal's Statement on LB343

March 13, 2017

Jim Vokal's statement on LB343 in the 2017 legislative session.

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LB570 - Exempt tangible personal property from property tax

March 09, 2017

Our testimony in support of LB570.

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LB611 - Require state agencies to provide a federal funding inventory

March 09, 2017

Sarah Curry's testimony in support of LB611.

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LB345 - Eliminate an experience requirement for abstracters

March 06, 2017

Our testimony in support of LB345.

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LB 343 - Change credentialing and regulation of cosmetology, nail technology, audiology, massage therapy, and barbers

March 01, 2017

Our supportive testimony for LB343, the most comprehensive of Gov. Ricketts' occupational licensing reforms.

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LB 344 - Change credentialing and regulation of mental health substance abuse centers

March 01, 2017

Our legislative testimony on LB344.

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These Nebraskans Support Occupational Licensing Reform

March 01, 2017

Meet just a few of the Nebraskans impacted by occupational licensing barriers.

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