Platte Institute Publications

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

News Release: New Report Shows State Spending on the Rise

July 19, 2018

A new report shows state spending has increased significantly over time, even after adjusting for inflation and population.

These 2018 Bills Are Laws, Effective Today

July 19, 2018 | by Adam Weinberg

Here are a few bills the Platte Institute supported that are now law.

What do you really think about property taxes?

July 05, 2018 | by Jim Vokal

Take our new property tax reform survey online at

Campaign Promotes First Amendment Education

July 04, 2018 | by Riley Herchenbach

Nebraska media outlets are providing a good public service with a new campaign about the First Amendment.

Bob Dudley Appointed to Platte Institute Board of Directors

June 26, 2018

Bob Dudley, President of the Norfolk-based APPEARA textile rental company, has been appointed to the Institute’s Board of Directors.

State Changes to Follow Sales Tax Ruling

June 25, 2018 | by Riley Herchenbach

What does the Wayfair sales tax decision mean for Nebraska and the rest of the country?

The 2018 Occupational Licensing Review

June 13, 2018 | by Sarah Curry, Nicole Fox

Nebraska has joined a handful of states that have enacted comprehensive reviews of state job licensing laws.

Sarah Curry Discusses 2018 Occupational Licensing Review

June 12, 2018

Sarah Curry discusses her new review of job licensing reforms in the 2018 Legislature, co-authored with Nicole Fox.

June 13 News Conference Call: Progress Report Shows Job Licensing Reform in Nebraska Is Just Beginning

June 12, 2018

Sarah Curry and Nicole Fox are releasing a new report on legislative progress on job licensing in 2018. 

Sewer Rates: One Example of Challenges to Taxpayer Savings

June 07, 2018 | by Adam Weinberg

Increasing costs can send tax relief efforts down the drain.

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