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's Department of Health and Human Services and Medicaid Reform

August 20, 2015 | by James Capretta

Empowered patients can help drive an overhaul of Nebraska's health care safety net.

Empowering patients: a commonsense model for Medicaid reform

August 19, 2015 | by Jessica Herrmann

By enlisting Medicaid patients in the effort to control the rising cost of care, we can provide more choices for care and improve health outcomes.

3 Reasons to Attend the Medicaid Reform Summit

August 12, 2015 | by Jessica Herrmann

Can Nebraska close the coverage gap without expanding Medicaid? Why, yes, we can.

Medicaid’s Midlife Crisis

August 06, 2015 | by Jessica Herrmann

The Medicaid program was born 50 years ago last week. What reforms are needed to strentghen the health care safety net for the next fifty years?

Unworkable and Unaffordable: The EPA’s Clean Power Plan in Nebraska

August 03, 2015 | by Jessica Herrmann

The EPA's new energy plan is an impractical, costly federal mandate that would drastically increase energy prices for Nebraskans.

Police Union Refusal Puts City and Taxpayers at Risk

July 29, 2015 | by Jessica Herrmann

Mayor Jean Stothert has a plan to help reduce the growth of Omaha's pension debt. And most city unions have agreed to reforms - except for the police union.

Ripe Ingredients for Tax Reform

July 22, 2015 | by Jessica Herrmann

New fiscal reports show that Nebraska is in one of the best positions in the country to provide tax relief to its citizens.

Healing Nebraska With Free-Market Medicaid Solutions

July 14, 2015 | by Jessica Herrmann

Learn how we can strengthen Nebraska's health care safety net at the 2015 Medicaid Reform Summit.

Moms Say Kids Can’t Wait for Better Schools

July 09, 2015 | by Adam Weinberg

Nebraska's school choice campaign is parent-powered effort against a well-financed education establishment.

Could Farmers’ Property Rights Be “Dead in the Water”?

July 01, 2015 | by Jessica Herrmann

On Monday, Nebraska joined 12 other states in filing a lawsuit against implementation of a proposed EPA water rule.

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