The goal of the Rural Poll Project was to gather the aggregate voice of rural Nebraskans and relay the findings to state lawmakers for consideration while making policy.
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The Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program hoped to increase public safety by facilitating collaboration among the criminal justice, juvenile justice, and mental health and substance abuse treatment systems to increase access to services for offenders with mental illness. The Program encouraged early intervention for system-involved individuals with mental illness; provided new and existing mental […]
Researchers working on this project aimed to learn about Nebraskans visions of their future with specific foci on quality of life issues and state and local tax and spending.
Just outcomes in the criminal justice system require capable counsel for both the state and the defendant. As caseloads rise, attorneys can and do work faster. However, there is a cost: rising caseloads ultimately mean attorneys will spend less time on each case, therefore aversely impacting both defendants and the legal system. The challenge that […]
This project explored options for an effective, efficient data source for consumers, case managers, and organizations to use to find and promote health and human services programs.
In 1999, the Public Policy Center was approached by a member of the Executive Board of the Nebraska Legislature to study agricultural property taxation in the state. The report, “Agricultural Property Taxation: A Comparative Analysis,” was written by Brandon G.Y. Raddatz, an advanced undergraduate research assistant under the supervision of Bruce B. Johnson, Ph.D., a […]
Center researchers examined the viability of carbon sequestration (the long-term storage of carbon in the terrestrial biosphere, underground, or the oceans so that the buildup of carbon dioxide concentration in the atmosphere will be reduced or slowed) as a commodity from legal, social, and policy perspectives. Special attention was paid to whether there were market […]
Report of Public Response Potential Modification of Rules Related to Determination of Fully Appropriated Basins, Subbasins, or Reaches (2013)
Shank, N. Sutter, H., (2013). Report of Public Response Potential Modification of Rules Related to Determination of Fully Appropriated Basins, Subbasins, or Reaches.
Nieuwsma, J.A., Rhodes, J.E., Jackson, G.L., Cantrell, W.C., Lane, M.E., Bates, M.J., Dekraai, M.B., Bulling, D.J., Ethridge, K., Drescher, K.D., Fitchett, G., Tenhula, W.N., Milstein, G., Bray, R.M., & Meador, K.G. (2013). Chaplaincy and mental health in the Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense. Journal of Health Care Chaplaincy, 19:1, 3-21.