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Water Policy Discussion

Center staff were tasked with engaging a group of Nebraskans in a discussion about water management policies such as the Interstate Republic River Compact, the Platte River Habitat Recovery Plan, and a variety of other water quality and quantity issues affecting the environmental and economic well-being of the state. Four senators from the Unicameral’s Natural […]

Mental Health and Chaplaincy Gap Analysis Services

This project aimed to improve mental health care for veterans and military service members by enhancing integration between chaplains and mental health professionals in programs and facilities operated by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Department of Defense (DoD). The initiative involved a gap analysis to identify how chaplains and mental health professionals […]

Nebraska Child Support Collection and Disbursement System Implementation

The Public Policy Center conducted a study of child support issues to recommend how Nebraska can preserve existing strengths and reduce or eliminate weakness in its child support customer service system as the state complied with a federal mandate to centralize the State Disbursement Unit (SDU) for the receipting and disbursement of child support payments.

Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicles Business Case for Vehicle Title Registration System

The DMV is statutorily charged with ensuring motor vehicles are properly titled and registered. The current Vehicle Title Registration System (VTR) was developed in the 1990s and is used in all Nebraska counties and the state office. It is the information system used to manage, calculate taxes, and track vehicle title registrations at the point […]

Carbon Sequestration Project

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 […]

Chaplaincy and Mental Health in the Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense

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.