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Nebraska’s Gas Tax is Out of Control

July 10, 2014

New information released today from the American Petroleum Institute shows how much gasoline is taxed in each state. Unfortunately for Nebraska, our state gas tax burden is much too high. Nebraskans are currently taxed 27.3 cents per gallon. When you add in federal excise taxes, each Nebraskan driver is paying 45.7 cents per gallon. This [...]

Issues: Budget & Spending Taxes

Is the ACA Affordable for You?

June 19, 2014

The affordability of the Affordable Care Act, aka ObamaCare, for Nebraskans and their fellow Americans is an issue for most. Around the country insurance companies have been bracing their customers for further rate shock. A new study from the University of Minnesota predicts that the worst is yet to come with costs projected to outpace [...]

Issues: Health Care & Entitlements

Nebraska Ranked One of the Least Corrupt States in America

June 16, 2014

In a recent study from the researchers at Indiana University and City University of Hong Kong, China, Nebraska ranked fourth on a list of least corrupt states. For nearly 30 years, researchers compiled data about more than 25,000 convictions for federal anti-corruption laws to find the least and most corrupt states. After completing a corruption-to-employee [...]

Issues: Budget & Spending

Make Sure the Export Import Bank Expires

June 05, 2014

The Export-Import Bank interferes with the economy by providing billions of dollars in loans to politically-connected companies overseas. Even worse, these loans are paid for by your hard-earned tax dollars. This exactly the kind of government meddling in the economy that free-market advocates should reject! The future of the Export-Import Bank — and whether or [...]