Platte Institute Publications

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

Removing Barriers in Nebraska, Part One: Why Growing Nebraska Matters

June 29, 2016

Nebraska is falling behind the rest of the country in the creation of new jobs and population growth.

Nebraska Ranks Below Average in Job and Population Growth

June 29, 2016 | by Adam Weinberg

From 2004-2014, Nebraska ranked below the national average on two very important economic measures.

News Conference Call: Economic Barriers Block Nebraska’s Path to Job & Population Growth

June 29, 2016 | by Adam Weinberg

Join us for the release of the Platte Institute's first issue in its new six part policy report series.

Posted by: Adam Weinberg

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Thanks, Obama. No, Seriously, Thanks.

June 22, 2016 | by Adam Weinberg

The Obama administration's call to streamline occupational licensing regulation shows bipartisan, free market reform is possible.

News Release: City of Lincoln Should Remove Barriers to Food Trucks

June 15, 2016

Two very different approaches to food truck regulation have led to do very different results in Omaha and Lincoln.

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Food Trucks: The Taxpayers Lincoln Forgot

June 15, 2016 | by Jim Vokal

Nebraska's largest cities have opposite budget situations, and opposite treatment of a fast-growing industry.

Property Tax Levies Matter, Too

June 08, 2016 | by Adam Weinberg

Why don't we hear more about the other half of our property tax bills?

Donut Shop Facing Barriers in Hastings

June 03, 2016 | by Adam Weinberg

National Donut Day turned on a spotlight over a conflict about a new business in Hastings.

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News Release: New Video Highlights Nebraska’s Barriers to Entrepreneurs, Growing Jobs and Industries

June 01, 2016

A new Platte Institute short documentary shows the barriers small businesses face due to regulation.

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VIDEO: The Right to Earn a Living

June 01, 2016 | by Adam Weinberg

Meet the Nebraskans creating exciting new opportunities, and learn about the barriers standing in their way.

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