Platte Institute Blog

News Release: Nursing, Audiology Licensing Reforms Approved Unanimously

April 24, 2017

LB88e, an occupational licensing reform bill, was approved unanimously in the Legislature.

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News Conference Call: LB461 Will Grow State & Family Budgets

April 17, 2017

An analysis of LB461 shows the tax reform plan will benefit both taxpayers and budget-writers. 

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Jim Vokal Invites You to Join Gov. Pete Ricketts for a Telephone Town Hall

April 12, 2017 | by Jim Vokal

Join the discussion about the LB461 tax reform plan. 

Posted by: Jim Vokal

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How Does the LB461 Tax Reform Plan Work?

April 07, 2017

Learn more about LB461 and how its tax reforms are implemented over time.

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News Release: 2017's First Occupational Licensing Reform Becomes Law

March 29, 2017

Jim Vokal's Statement on the Passage on LB341 as part of LB140e.

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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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