May 12, 2020 | by Laura Ebke
It’s more important than ever for policymakers to have the tools to discern when regulations serve the public interest, or if they create unnecessary barriers to job creation.
May 06, 2020
As state and local policymakers receive federal funds in the emergency response, they must work with transparency and a focus on core government services.
April 14, 2020
State policy leaders from 16 states have co-signed a Platte Institute letter calling for more financial flexibility in the federal relief package.
March 23, 2020
The COVID-19 emergency response requires state policymakers to focus on the essential and conduct their business with transparency.
December 20, 2019 | by Laura Ebke
How can we bridge the information gap between taxpayers and taxing entities?
October 30, 2019 | by Laura Ebke
There is—seemingly--cross-partisan support for occupational licensing reform, and yet little seems to get done.
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.
October 07, 2019
A little-known state law allows existing transportation companies to prevent new competitors from being formed.
September 10, 2019
The Platte Institute's job licensing reform efforts have been nominated for the 2019 Templeton Freedom Award.