Platte Institute Publications

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

Tax Freedom Isn't Free

April 27, 2016 | by Adam Weinberg

Nebraska doesn't have to be like Kansas to have lower taxes.

Economic Barriers May Threaten Nebraska’s Future

April 20, 2016 | by Adam Weinberg

Can Nebraska's economy weather any storm? A new ranking suggests not.

Jen Rae Wang Joins Platte Institute Team

April 19, 2016

The Platte Institute is pleased to announce Jen Rae Wang as the Institute's new Director of Government Relations.

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Highlights of the 2016 Session

April 11, 2016 | by Adam Weinberg

How did state senators help remove barriers in this legislative session?

Building a Better Tax Base

April 06, 2016 | by Adam Weinberg

If Nebraskans really want to make a dent in the taxes they pay now, they will have to make decisions about how the state's tax base is designed.

Platte Institute Quarterly: Spring 2016, "Removing Barriers to Opportunity in Nebraska"

March 31, 2016

Learn how the Platte Institute worked to remove barriers to opportunity in the 2016 legislative session.

Removing Barriers to Entrepreneurship

March 30, 2016 | by Adam Weinberg

Brandy McMorris, an aspiring entrepreneur, provides a shining example of how to break down barriers to job opportunities for Nebraskans.

Jim Vokal Reviews Medicaid Expansion Flaws

March 29, 2016

Jim Vokal joins Scott Voorhees on the KFAB Good Morning Show to discuss LB1032 on the morning of its expected defeat to discuss problems and alternatives to Medicaid expansion.

News Release: Majority of Senators Oppose Arkansas-Style Medicaid Expansion

March 29, 2016

Medicaid expansion has been defeated in the Nebraska Legislature for the fourth year in a row by a vote of 28-20.

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Medicaid Expansion in Review

March 22, 2016 | by Adam Weinberg

Debate on LB1032’s Medicaid expansion is almost here.

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