Platte Institute Publications

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

#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?

TPP Taxes Stifle Growth, Harm Nebraska Businesses

March 11, 2015

Should local governments tax the tools that Nebraskans use to grow businesses? Economic research suggests not, and policymakers are starting to listen.

Inspiring Every Nebraska Child to Succeed

March 03, 2015

Nebraska can enhance student options and success by becoming the 15th state to offer tax credits that boost support for private school scholarships. Jonathan Butcher, director of education at the Goldwater Institute, reviews best practices among tax credit scholarship programs and their growing record of academic, fiscal and legal success.

Inspiring Success in Nebraska’s Classrooms

March 03, 2015

Education tax credits currently available in 14 states are helping erase the achievement gap. Nebraska should have them too.

The Nebraska Tax Policy Debate

February 25, 2015

Which way will lead to growth? New taxes, or lower taxes and controlled spending? 

Cut Taxes to Grow Nebraska

February 16, 2015

This week, Nebraskans will have the chance to make their voices heard on two very different proposals for Nebraska's tax system.

Enhancing Public Safety is Good For Taxpayers

February 11, 2015

Our newest study proposes ways to address the state's prison overcrowding problem while saving tax dollars and improving public safety.

Bills to Watch in 2015

February 04, 2015

The Platte Institute is keeping you informed by tracking key economic policy bills in the Nebraska Legislature.

Securing Nebraska: Correctional Policy Improvements in the Cornhusker State

February 04, 2015

Applying successful reforms from other states can help Nebraska improve public safety and control costs in the state's corrections system.

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