July Tax Receipts Exceed Forecasts

On August 15, 2018, the Nebraska Department of Revenue reported that gross General Fund receipts for July 2018 were $339 million, 3.5% above the certified forecast of $328 million. A 16.8% increase over…

Medicaid Expansion Ballot Initiative Update

A proposal to expand Medicaid in Nebraska appears to be heading for the November general election ballot. The proposal would extend Medicaid coverage to about 90,000 low-income Nebraskans who cannot…

Blueprint Nebraska Announced

This summer Nebraska leaders announced the formation of Blueprint Nebraska, a statewide coalition that will develop a plan for Nebraska’s future economic growth, competitiveness, and prosperity.