Listed below are all Platte Institute publications. To the left, you can browse these publications by publication type or policy area.
Platte Institute Publications
April 15, 2015
Tax Day is here. Have the Revenue Committee and other legislative groups made a difference for your tax bills?
April 08, 2015
Supporters of Medicaid Expansion are promising economic growth if their bill passes, but the record from other expansion states doesn't back up their claim.
April 01, 2015
The 2015 legislative session has been a busy one for advancing school choice policies - just not in Nebraska.
March 25, 2015
Nebraska's bridges need some help, and so do Nebraska taxpayers. Is there a way to invest more in our infrastructure and our people at the same time?
March 18, 2015
A new $1.5 billion tax hike on Nebraskans is being floated in the legislature. What does it mean for your budget?
March 11, 2015
Should local governments tax the tools that Nebraskans use to grow businesses? Economic research suggests not, and policymakers are starting to listen.
March 03, 2015
Nebraska can enhance student options and success by becoming the 15th state to offer tax credits that boost support for private school scholarships. Jonathan Butcher, director of education at the Goldwater Institute, reviews best practices among tax credit scholarship programs and their growing record of academic, fiscal and legal success.
March 03, 2015
Education tax credits currently available in 14 states are helping erase the achievement gap. Nebraska should have them too.
February 25, 2015
Which way will lead to growth? New taxes, or lower taxes and controlled spending?
February 16, 2015
This week, Nebraskans will have the chance to make their voices heard on two very different proposals for Nebraska's tax system.