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.
August 06, 2019
Joseph Young and Blake Hoogeveen have been elected to the Platte Institute's Board of Directors.
July 30, 2019 | by Adam Weinberg
Leading Nebraska state senators gave tax hall attendees some hints of the 2020 property tax debate.
July 29, 2019 | by Michael McClellan
Economic growth in Nebraska outpaced the national average in the most recently released figures.
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.