Platte Institute Publications

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

Nebraska Legislature Has a Role in Pension Reform

November 18, 2015 | by Jessica Herrmann

Omaha's mayor has said it may take a state law to put the city's pensions on a sound footing.

Spending Restraint Key to Property Tax Relief

November 12, 2015 | by Jim Vokal

Jim Vokal has a #PlatteChat with senators on the Revenue and Education committees.

Nebraska Cannot Spend Its Way to Tax Relief

November 04, 2015 | by Jessica Herrmann

You'd think it would be obvious, but policymakers can't deliver lower taxes through higher spending.

A Legislative Summit Preview, Part II

October 27, 2015 | by Jessica Herrmann

At Thursday's legislative summit, we'll explain why Omaha pension reform and federal energy mandates matter for all Nebraskans!

A Legislative Summit Preview, Part I

October 21, 2015 | by Jessica Herrmann

Join us for the first of two previews of our star-studded 2015 Legislative Summit in Lincoln!

Regulators against the Innovators 2.0: Food Trucks

October 14, 2015 | by Jessica Herrmann

When it comes to creating a thriving foodie culture in a city, competition is good for everyone.

ConAgra and Nebraska’s Special Interest Tax Break Game

October 06, 2015 | by Jim Vokal

Nebraska must build a stronger foundation for tax policy than simply rewarding a select few employers at everyone else’s expense.

School Funding and Property Taxes: Recapping Ideas From Lawmakers

September 28, 2015 | by Jessica Herrmann

Let's look at some of the ideas coming out of the education funding "Supercommittee".

Breaking Down Your Property Tax Bill

September 23, 2015 | by Jessica Herrmann

Have you ever stopped to read your property tax bill? Just how many government entities contribute to the full cost?

“How Nebraska Ranks” Website is a Useful Tool for Data Analysis

September 16, 2015 | by Jessica Herrmann

A new online tool can help Nebraskans understand the state's economic strengths and weaknesses.

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