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Legislative Testimony for LB974: Change taxation and school funding provisions

January 22, 2020 | by Nicole Fox

Legislative testimony in support of LB974.

News Release: Platte Institute to Support Sales Tax Reform

January 14, 2020

The Platte Institute plans to support Sen. Tom Briese’s Legislative Bill 946.

Who Really Cares About Property Taxes?

December 20, 2019 | by Laura Ebke

How can we bridge the information gap between taxpayers and taxing entities?

“The Six Rs” of Fiscal Responsibility

October 23, 2019 | by Sarah Curry

Policymakers and the public need to start with a set of guiding principles if they have any hope of moving budgets, at both the state and local levels, away from special interests and toward the public interest. 

Despite State Credits, Local Property Taxes Will Continue to Rise

October 16, 2019 | by Adam Weinberg

So far, the state has been unable to curb property tax increases, despite now spending $275 million a year to subsidize the local taxes.

News Release: Oct. 4, Platte Institute Legislative Summit

September 20, 2019

The Platte Institute will host its 2019 Legislative Summit on Friday, October 4 at the Embassy Suites in Lincoln.

News Release: August 20 Property Tax Town Hall in Norfolk

August 13, 2019

The Platte Institute will visit Norfolk on Tuesday, August 20 to host a town hall program on property tax reform featuring Nebraska state senators.

5 Notable Statements from North Platte’s Property Tax Reform Town Hall

July 30, 2019 | by Adam Weinberg

Leading Nebraska state senators gave tax hall attendees some hints of the 2020 property tax debate.

Video: North Platte Property Tax Reform Town Hall

July 25, 2019

On July 25, Nebraska State Sens. Mike Groene, Lou Ann Linehan, and John Lowe participated in a town hall event on Property Tax Reform in North Platte.

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