Platte Institute Publications

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

Legislative Testimony: LB 958, Property Tax Limits

February 04, 2016 | by Jim Vokal

The Platte Institute supports measures to limit property taxes through local spending restraint.

Posted by: Jim Vokal

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Florida Student is Living Proof Opportunity Scholarships Work for Kids

February 03, 2016 | by Adam Weinberg

School choice programs have been around long enough in other states for graduates to grow up and share their success stories.

Posted by: Adam Weinberg

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Free-Market Health Care in Nebraska: Direct Primary Care

February 03, 2016 | by Senator Merv Riepe

Direct Primary Care is an innovative health care reform for Nebraska's patients and practitioners.

Opportunity Scholarships Promote Inclusion and Parent Power in Education

January 27, 2016 | by Adam Weinberg

Not too many parents with kids in school were included in the teachers union's new poll about school choice.

Legislative Testimony: LB 763, Honoring Our Military Exemption Act

January 20, 2016 | by Jessica Herrmann

Nebraska can join the ranks of the country's most military friendly states by exempting active duty pay from income taxes.

Posted by: Jessica Herrmann

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Legislative Testimony: LB 749, Social Security Income Tax Exemption Thresholds

January 20, 2016 | by Jessica Herrmann

Most states fully exempt Social Security income from state income taxes. Nebraska doesn't, and could be doing much better.

Posted by: Jessica Herrmann

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Legislative Testimony: LB 898 Credentialing Requirements for Natural Hair Braiding

January 20, 2016 | by Jessica Herrmann

Should a service as simple as braiding hair require 2,100 hours of costly, state-certified, training and education? 

Posted by: Jessica Herrmann

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5 Reasons Why Nebraska Should Reject Arkansas’ Failed Medicaid Experiment

January 20, 2016 | by Jessica Herrmann

Medicaid expansions in Arkansas and Iowa have failed at providing transitional private health insurance to their citizens and are trapping more citizens in poverty.

Arkansas’ Failed Medicaid Experiment: Not a Model for Nebraska

January 19, 2016 | by Jonathan Ingram, Nicholas Horton

Medicaid expansions in Arkansas and Iowa have failed to stay on budget and are trapping more citizens in poverty. Nebraska shouldn't repeat the same mistakes.

News Release: Jim Vokal and State Senators Oppose Arkansas’ Failed Medicaid Experiment

January 18, 2016 | by Adam Weinberg

The Arkansas approach for Medicaid expansion isn't a model for Nebraska.

Posted by: Adam Weinberg

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