Created: Fri, 18 Oct 2013 06:06:00 CST
Updated: Fri, 18 Oct 2013 06:10:48 CST
The first one was Sept. 23rd in Scottsbluff and the last of the year...Friday in
Senator Galen Hadley is the chair of the Tax Modernization Committee.
They've studied tax reform extensively in recent months.
So has the Open Sky Policy Institute, a Lincoln–based research group.
Open Sky has created six fictional
Like Dan, a single renter...Or Chris and Jill, homeowners and parents of 3.
They then projected how each group would be affected by proposed tax reforms.
Janice Garrett doesn't fit any of the categories perfectly.
She's a widow from
Her friend Nancy has a similar story.
"It always kind of seems to come down on the middle class person who ends up paying the most taxes. That's upsetting,” Nancy Weinberger of
Some of Weinberger's biggest concerns come over agriculture taxes.
Those are concerns from Hadley has as well, and he asked Seward County Assessor about them Friday.
The Committee has heard from UNL economy experts and regular Nebraskans alike.
Open Sky's study on regular Nebraskans can be found here: