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.
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.
September 20, 2019
The Platte Institute will host its 2019 Legislative Summit on Friday, October 4 at the Embassy Suites in Lincoln.
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.
July 30, 2019 | by Adam Weinberg
Leading Nebraska state senators gave tax hall attendees some hints of the 2020 property tax debate.
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.
July 19, 2019 | by Michael McClellan
A fund intended to offset the public health costs of smoking is paying mostly for other concerns.
July 08, 2019 | by Michael McClellan
No matter the outcome, the potential property tax ballot initiative could apply pressure on the Nebraska Legislature.
June 21, 2019
Adam and Sarah debate the pros and cons of taking property tax reform to the voting booth.
June 14, 2019
Adam and Sarah discuss legislative changes that Nebraskans may have missed, and Michael presents an idea for keeping an eye on local government spending.