In advance of a new proposal to cut taxes in Nebraska using revenue triggers, an Oklahoma lawmaker who helped author a tax-cut trigger bill in that state spoke to some Nebraska media on Tuesday about the danger of such measures. Also, OpenSky's Renee Fry weighs in on the tax plan laid out in the governor's State of the State Address.
Hear audio from a recent call OpenSky hosted with Oklahoma lawmaker Leslie Osborn regarding that state's experience with income tax cuts and revenue triggers.
The Grand Island Independent on Dec. 9: Forum discusses impact federal tax reform bill has on nonprofits
The Grand Island Independent on Dec. 9: Forum discusses impact federal tax reform bill has on nonprofits Representatives from local nonprofit organizations were able to learn more about how the federal tax [...]
There was a panel discussion on fixing Nebraska’s reliance on property taxes to fund education Friday at the Nebraska Farmers Union state convention in Grand Island. The panel’s consensus was the property [...]
We’re excited to announce that former Sens. Kate Sullivan of Cedar Rapids and Mike Gloor of Grand Island have joined OpenSky’s Legislative Alumni Advisory Committee.
HASTINGS, Neb. — It's a topic that has divided towns and affected Nebraska’s single largest industry. On Friday, the Adams Central Public School hosted a property tax and public policy forum. Nearly [...]
... the Open Sky Policy Institute has cautioned state government leaders to refrain from taking any significant action to revise the state budget until the Nebraska Economic Forecasting Advisory Board meets again [...]
OpenSky Policy Institute will discuss state and federal tax and budget debates at an upcoming series of forums for members of the Nonprofit Association of the Midlands (NAM).
The tax plan recently introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives is more than 400 pages long. Since its release, analysts have raised new questions and concerns about the plan almost daily. [...]
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials say the tax package working its way through Congress is creating a great deal of uncertainty for the state budget because it could affect tax collections. Legislative Fiscal [...]