Platte Institute Publications

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

Once Little-Known, Job Licensing Is Now a Major State Issue

May 22, 2018 | by Adam Weinberg

Job licensing is entering the top tier of policy issues on the march in the Unicameral.

Facebook Live: Ballot Initiative Ends, But the Fun Just Beginning in 2018

May 04, 2018

What does the end of the property tax ballot initiative mean for tax reform, and else is going on in the interim at the Platte Institute?

Join the Platte Institute for a Night at the Movies

April 30, 2018

For one night only, the Platte Institute presents Nebraska's first showing of the new movie Little Pink House, starring Catherine Keener.

Nebraska: A National Leader in Job Licensing Reform

April 19, 2018 | by Adam Weinberg

A bill to review Nebraska’s job licensing laws has earned final approval in the Legislature.

News Release: Three Job Licensing Bills on Final Reading

April 18, 2018

On the last day of session, three bills to reform job licensing will get their final vote.

Facebook Live Friday: One Day Left in Session

April 13, 2018

Nicole Fox joins Adam Weinberg to discuss the session as it winds down. 

Legislature Prevents Imminent Income Tax Increase

April 13, 2018 | by Sarah Curry

While major tax reform stalled, state senators prevented an automatic tax increase.

Legislature Passes Equine, Cat, and Dog Massage Bill Unanimously

April 11, 2018 | by Adam Weinberg

A bill to end state licensing and regulation of professionals offering massage services for equines, cats, and dogs has been unanimously adopted by the Nebraska Legislature.

News Release: Legislature Passes Equine, Cat and Dog Massage Bill

April 11, 2018

A bill to end state licensing and regulation of professionals offering massage services for equines, cats, and dogs has been unanimously adopted by the Nebraska Legislature.

News Release: Equine Massage Licensing Reform Bill Adds Dogs and Cats

March 28, 2018

Senators streamlined a job licensing reform bill down to its original intent, and added other professional options as well. 

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