PLATTE INSTITUTE FOR ECONOMIC RESEARCH

PLATTE INSTITUTE FOR ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Omaha, NE

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The mission of Platte Institute for Economic Research is to advance public policy alternatives that foster limited government, personal responsibility, and free enterprise in Nebraska. By conducting vital research and publishing timely reports, briefings, and other material, the Platte Institute will assist policy makers, the media, and the general public in gaining insight into time-proven free market ideas.

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CHALLENGE TO MANDATORY CA TEACHER UNION FEES HEARD BY U.S. SUPREME COURT

Freedom of association is a fundamental cornerstone of the ideas of liberty, but mandatory union fees for school teachers have long held many of those teachers captive to an ideological system that they don’t support. The U.S. Supreme Court is currently hearing testimony in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association (CTA), a...

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