Platte Institute Publications

Listed below are all Platte Institute publications.  To the left, you can browse these publications by publication type or policy area.

Police Union Refusal Puts City and Taxpayers at Risk

July 29, 2015 | by Jessica Herrmann

Mayor Jean Stothert has a plan to help reduce the growth of Omaha's pension debt. And most city unions have agreed to reforms - except for the police union.

Ripe Ingredients for Tax Reform

July 22, 2015 | by Jessica Herrmann

New fiscal reports show that Nebraska is in one of the best positions in the country to provide tax relief to its citizens.

Healing Nebraska With Free-Market Medicaid Solutions

July 14, 2015 | by Jessica Herrmann

Learn how we can strengthen Nebraska's health care safety net at the 2015 Medicaid Reform Summit.

Moms Say Kids Can’t Wait for Better Schools

July 09, 2015 | by Adam Weinberg

Nebraska's school choice campaign is parent-powered effort against a well-financed education establishment.

Could Farmers’ Property Rights Be “Dead in the Water”?

July 01, 2015 | by Jessica Herrmann

On Monday, Nebraska joined 12 other states in filing a lawsuit against implementation of a proposed EPA water rule.

Don’t Exchange Obamacare – Return It

June 24, 2015 | by Jessica Herrmann

A Preview of King v. Burwell: Nebraska can't afford to repeat the mistakes of other states that have established health care exchanges.

Regulate the Regulators and Protect Economic Opportunity

June 17, 2015

Onerous regulations come from all levels of government, and sometimes, they even come from cronies looking to corner a market.

A Simple Solution to the Buffalo County Property Tax Panic

June 10, 2015 | by Jim Vokal

A property tax panic has gripped Buffalo County in recent days, with many taxpayers facing enormous double and triple digit percentage increases in property valuations for the 2016 tax year.

2015 Legislative Wrap-Up: Missed Opportunities for Real Reforms

June 03, 2015 | by Jessica Herrmann

Join us as we review the highlights (and lowlights) of the 2015 legislative session.

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