Government Spending

A Summer’s Swim through the Unexpectedly Murky Waters of Local Government Finance

August 16, 2017 | by Albert Gustafson

Why is Nebraska one of only six states with an inheritance tax?

Posted by: Albert Gustafson

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Policy Brief: One Size Fits All Federal Policy Endangers Omaha Children and Families

August 09, 2017 | by Sarah Curry

Something as simple and local as a crosswalk in your neighborhood can sometimes be determined by policies from Washington, D.C. 

Government Data Show Nebraska’s Economy Shrinking – What Does It Mean?

July 27, 2017 | by Sarah Curry

In the first quarter of 2017, Nebraska had the lowest economic growth in the country.

Posted by: Sarah Curry

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Legislative Summit to Highlight the Good Life at Work

July 26, 2017 | by Luke Ashton

The Platte Institute is hosting its annual Legislative Summit in Lincoln on September 26.

Taxpayers Aren’t to Blame for Revenue Shortfall

July 20, 2017 | by Albert Gustafson

The Legislature is learning that it can't spend more without the economic growth to pay for it.

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Nebraska Falls Slightly in Fiscal Ranking, But Could Fall Again

July 18, 2017 | by Luke Ashton

Resting on our laurels can be a competitive weakness for our state.

New Nebraska Government Agency Unveiled

June 30, 2017 | by Luke Ashton

Two state agencies are merging to create a new, streamlined department. 

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Nebraska Lawmakers Must Plan Around Uncertainty in Washington

June 13, 2017 | by Luke Ashton

A federal funds inventory will help Nebraska be prepared for changes in national policy that impact the state budget.

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Nebraska Legislature Approves Two-Year Budget

May 10, 2017 | by Sarah Curry

Lawmakers have passed a balanced budget that fits the state's economic times.

News Release: LB611's Federal Funding Inventory Advances

March 21, 2017

The Approriations Committee has advanced LB611.

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