Open Sky Charts Download an updated Nebraska Taxes At A Glance

We recently updated our Nebraska Taxes At A Glance document with current data.
PrimerMainPhoto Looking for Clarity

To help Nebraskans decode how the state makes budget decisions and creates tax policy, OpenSky Policy Institute has created Looking for Clarity: An Overview of Nebraska Budget and Tax Policy. This easy-to-read primer takes the confusion out of Nebraska’s laws and tax codes and distills it into a concise, manageable summary of how Nebraska collects and spends funds.
Open-Sky-Report How Nebraska funds K-12 education

OpenSky's "Investing in Our Future: An Overview of Nebraska’s Education Funding System" helps break down the complex issue of K-12 funding in Nebraska in order to promote a dialogue on the vital issue of how we pay for our public schools.
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    OpenSky welcomes new fiscal policy analyst and Weitz Fellow 

    Posted August 7th, 2017 by Chuck
    Learn more about Elizabeth Gleason, our new fiscal policy analyst, and Lillie Cox, our new Weitz Fellow.

    Save the date — OpenSky Fall Policy Symposium set for Sept. 21!

    Posted July 25th, 2017 by Chuck
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    Updated budget primer available online

    Posted July 11th, 2017 by Chuck
    See how you can download an updated copy of our tax and budget primer -- "Looking for Clarity."

    A final Give to Lincoln Day 2017 thank you! 

    Posted June 21st, 2017 by Chuck
    Thanks to our amazing supporters, OpenSky raised $26,056, including $2,615 in Lincoln Community Foundation matching funds, during Give to Lincoln Day last month!