Platte Institute Publications

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

Clock Ticking Down to Full Employer Mandate

May 21, 2015

The ACA's Employer Mandate will include small businesses with 50-99 full-time employees next year. How will this change impact employers and employees?

Texas Got Smart on Crime, Nebraska Can Too

May 12, 2015

Did you know the Lone Star State is a leader in corrections reform? Similar policies can help Nebraska too.

Extra Revenue Should Go to Family Budgets, Not State Budgets

May 05, 2015

New revenue projections provide further evidence that claims of tax relief being unaffordable were just plain wrong.

What the Nebraska taxpayer should know about the $8.7 billion budget

April 29, 2015

How does the state budget proposal affect your budget?

Ladders of Opportunity: The Student Minimum Wage

April 22, 2015

Low unemployment is the rule in Nebraska, but our young people are one of the exceptions. Youth unemployment could climb higher next year if legislators fail to act.

Have Nebraska's Legislative Committees Represented You?

April 15, 2015

Tax Day is here. Have the Revenue Committee and other legislative groups made a difference for your tax bills?

Medicaid Expansion: It’s Not a Jobs Bill, It’s a Hospital Bill

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.

Recent State Legislative Action on School Choice

April 01, 2015

The 2015 legislative session has been a busy one for advancing school choice policies - just not in Nebraska.

#PlatteChat: Nebraska Bridges Falling Down

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?

VIDEO: Intangible personal property tax surfaces in the Nebraska Legislature

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?

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