Platte Institute Publications

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

News Release State Senator Nicole Fox Plans to Join Platte Institute

November 30, 2016

State Senator Nicole Fox will join the Platte Institute for Economic Research as Director of Government Relations beginning in the 2017 legislative session.

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Iowa Looks for Home Field Advantage on Taxes, Too

November 28, 2016 | by Jim Vokal

With tax reform in the Hawkeye State likely, will Nebraska just have to get used to losing to Iowa?

Huskers May Lose to Hawkeyes, on Taxes Anyway

November 21, 2016 | by Jim Vokal

Elections have consequences. Iowa is gearing up for tax reform that may leave Nebraska far behind.

Nebraska Tax Myths, Part 2

November 16, 2016 | by Sarah Curry

Nebraska is a high-tax state. That's a fact.

Major Change Coming in Nebraska Legislature

November 09, 2016 | by Jim Vokal

Taxpayers have earned the opportunity, but not a guarantee, for meaningful tax reform in 2017.

News Release: Statement on 2016 Tax Expenditure Report Hearing

November 04, 2016

While some tax exemptions make economic sense, there are hundreds of millions of dollars worth that only serve to make tax rates higher for everyone else.

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Nebraska Tax Myths, Part 1

November 03, 2016 | by Sarah Curry

Nebraska's tax debate is full of myths and misinformation. Let's look at the facts.

Families Face the Real Budget Shortfall

October 26, 2016 | by Adam Weinberg

Nebraska's high-tax lobby groups are completely out of touch with reality.

Gallup CEO Jim Clifton: Entrepreneurs Key to Growing Economy

October 20, 2016

Hear Gallup CEO Jim Clifton's remarks on the need for entrepreneurship at the Platte Institute's 2016 Legislative Summit.

Let Nebraskans Work

October 19, 2016 | by Adam Weinberg

Nebraskans like Ilona have less access to better-paying jobs on their side of the Bob Kerrey Bridge.

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