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      Imagine the Possibilities: The 2019 Platte Institute Legislative Summit in Lincoln


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      October 4, 2019

      Friday   7:30 AM

      1040 P Street
      Lincoln, Nebraska 68508

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      Imagine the Possibilities: The 2019 Platte Institute Legislative Summit

      State policymakers practice "The Art of the Possible," and at their best, they can put a better life within reach for their constituents.What great possibilities can the 2020 Nebraska Legislature help create for our state? Or what other possibilities might emerge if the session results in gridlock?Join the Platte Institute for our annual preview of the upcoming legislative session, as senators and policy experts discuss property tax reform, workforce development, the Legislature's efforts to rein in red tape, and Nebraska's first year of the Occupational Board Reform Act. General Admission is $20 plus processing and includes a hot breakfast. Complimentary registration is available for elected officials and staff, candidates, media, and students.Questions? Please contact Adam Weinberg at aweinberg@platteinstitute.org or (402) 452-3737. Program Agenda 7:30-8:15 a.m.           Registration Opens, Breakfast Served   8:15 a.m.                    Welcome Remarks by Jim Vokal &                                    Presentation of the 2019 Connie Brown Freedom Award 8:30-9:15 a.m.           Reining in Red Tape, Moderated by Sarah Curry Sen. John Lowe (Nebraska Legislative District 37) Lucas Vebber, Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty James Broughel, Mercatus Center at George Mason University Jon Sanders, John Locke Foundation 9:15-10:00 a.m.          Nebraska’s Job Licensing Review: Year One, Moderated by Laura Ebke Dick Clark, Legal Counsel to the Government, Military and Veterans Affairs Committee, Nebraska Legislature Janice Satra, Legal Counsel to the Executive Board, Nebraska Legislature Suzanne Hultin, National Conference of State Legislatures 10:00-10:15 a.m.                 Break 10:15-11:00 a.m.         Workforce Development, Moderated by Jim Vokal John Albin, Commissioner, Nebraska Department of Labor Beth Townsend, Director, Iowa Workforce Development Bryan Slone, President, Nebraska Chamber of Commerce & Industry Lisa Wilson, Human Resource Manager, CNH Industrial 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.   Property Tax Reform, Moderated by Jim Vokal Sen. Mike Groene (Nebraska Legislative District 42) Sen. Lou Ann Linehan (Nebraska Legislative District 39) Jonathan Williams, American Legislative Exchange Council Jim Greisch, Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce

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