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Tax Reform can Positively Impact All

December 19, 2014

The typical citizen likely can’t tell you what marginal rates they were taxed at, but they could give you a good idea about how they would spend $130. Adjustments to the tax code are important because they have a real impact on our lives. Last year Nebraska lawmakers made good progress. Senators indexed the income […]

Nebraska Tax Debate is Heating Up

December 10, 2014

Yesterday, the capitol was focused on taxes. As a group of children and their parents gathered around the Christmas tree in the Rotunda of the State Capitol, the Platte Institute unveiled their tax proposal, Strong Roots Nebraska. Later that day, the Revenue Committee held interim hearings for LR 566 and LR 571. These studies examined […]

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Secret Votes Have No Place in Nation’s Only Unicameral Legislature

December 11, 2014

AFP-Nebraska to make transparency and ending secret leadership elections a top priority in 2015 LINCOLN — Today Matt Litt, state director of the Nebraska chapter of Americans for Prosperity, issued a statement regarding the secrecy surrounding leadership elections in the nation’s only Unicameral Legislature. “The nation’s lone Unicameral Legislature only works because of the trust […]

AFP Releases New Ad Urging Rep. Fortenberry to Oppose Wind Subsidy

November 24, 2014

Americans for Prosperity Calls on Congress to End Crony Capitalism LINCOLN – Americans for Prosperity announced the launch of a new print ad that urges Rep. Jeff Fortenberry to oppose the Wind Production Tax Credit, which is a taxpayer subsidy for wind energy production. In Nebraska, taxpayers are coughing up $27,869,952.22 for the credit to […]

Heartbreaking stories: Obamacare continues to hurt Nebraskans

November 21, 2014

Earlier this week, Deena Winter at Nebraska Watchdog exposed two more stories of how Obamacare is harming the lives of Nebraskans. The stories are stark, heartbreaking reminders that beyond the talking points and television personalities, Obamacare is causing real pain for real people – pain that most Washington politicians can only feign to empathize. Allan […]

AFP-NEBRASKA ANNOUNCES EFFORT TO URGE REP. FORTENBERRY ON WIND SUBSIDIES

November 13, 2014

LINCOLN — Americans for Prosperity Nebraska, the state’s largest advocate for economic freedom, is announcing a new media effort to urge Rep. Jeff Fortenberry to oppose the Wind Production Tax Credit. The group will be asking citizens to call Fortenberry via digital ads and phone calls into the district. “Americans for Prosperity believes that Americans […]

AFP-NEBRASKA LAUNCHES AD URGING REP. SMITH TO END WIND SUBSIDIES

November 13, 2014

LINCOLN — Americans for Prosperity Nebraska, the state’s largest advocate for economic freedom is launching a new media effort today encouraging Rep. Adrian Smith to end the Wind Protection Tax Credit. The group is urging Nebraskans to call Rep. Smith and tell him to oppose the subsidy. These new ads will be featured on several […]