PRESS RELEASE: Reform for Nebraska’s Future Thanks Nebraska’s Property Tax Reform Advocates

With the 2017 Nebraska Legislative Session concluded, Reform for Nebraska’s Future took time to thank legislators who stood up to the special interests and pushed for property tax reform. While property tax reform remains elusive, providing meaningful property tax reform continued to be a central theme of this year’s legislative session. “Nebraskans need property tax […]

Press Release – Poll – Property Tax Relief Clear Priority Over Income Tax Cuts

Lincoln, Neb. – Reform for Nebraska’s Future released new polling data that further confirms that LB461 does not provide the tax relief that the majority of Nebraskans need. LB461 was introduced by Senator Jim Smith and has the backing of Governor Pete Ricketts. This proposal provides $10 of income tax cuts for every $1 of […]

PRESS RELEASE: LB461 Stalled Due to Lack of Meaningful Property Tax Reform

Lincoln, Neb. – This afternoon, LB461 stalled in the Nebraska Legislature. This legislation prioritized income tax cuts supported by special interests in both Nebraska and nationally. Nebraskans have been very clear that they want property tax reform, but LB461 does not provide the meaningful relief needed to remove the burden that high and increasing property […]

Press Release: Reform for Nebraska’s Future Releases Updated Legislative Report Card

Lincoln, Neb. – As the Nebraska Legislature begins general debate on a number of proposals, Reform for Nebraska’s Future (RNF) is specifically watching two proposals closely, both of which fall far short of providing the comprehensive property tax reform many politicians have promised. “These proposals miss the mark to make Nebraska’s tax system more equitable […]

PRESS RELEASE: Statement by Mark Fahleson on LB461

Lincoln, Neb. – Following the passage of LB461 by the Legislative Revenue Committee, Mark Fahleson, Chairman of Reform for Nebraska’s Future (RNF) provided the following statement: “LB461 falls short of providing property tax reform for Nebraskans. According to a recent poll, 77 percent of Nebraskans support property tax reform and 62 percent say that this is […]

PRESS RELEASE: Home and Property Owners Paid the Most Property Taxes in 2016

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Americans paid a record amount in state and local property taxes in 2016. Reform for Nebraska’s Future’s Chairman, Mark Fahleson provided the following statement in regard to this announcement. “Nebraska home and property owners have been living through the overreliance on property taxes imposed by the state and local […]

PRESS RELEASE: Reform for Nebraska’s Future Announces Radio Ad Buy

Lincoln, Neb. – Reform for Nebraska’s Future announces an aggressive radio advertising campaign highlighting a proposal by Senator Jim Smith that would raise property taxes on Nebraskans. With the Nebraska Legislative Revenue Committee considering a proposal to raid the property tax relief fund in order to provide income tax cuts for the wealthiest of Nebraskans, […]

PRESS RELEASE: Statement by Mark Fahleson About Proposal to Raid the Property Tax Relief Fund

Lincoln, NE – In response to Sen. Jim Smith’s proposal to raid the property tax relief fund to fund income tax cuts, Mark Fahleson, Chairman of Reform for Nebraska’s Future provided the following statement: “Last month Nebraskans packed the halls of the State Capitol to urge the Legislature’s Revenue Committee to advance real property tax […]

PRESS RELEASE: Reform for Nebraska’s Future Announces Critical Advisors

Diverse group will form an Advisory Board to help lead group to pass meaningful property tax reform.   Lincoln, Neb. – Today, Reform for Nebraska’s Future (RNF) announced the formation of the group’s Advisory Board. RNF’s Advisory Board will provide strategic leadership for the coalition of Nebraskans advocating for the implementation of property tax reform […]