Nebraska Taxpayers for Freedom

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Nebraska Taxpayers for Freedom
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Basic facts
Location:Omaha, Nebraska
Top official:Doug Kagan
Year founded:1978
Website:Official website

Nebraska Taxpayers for Freedom is a taxpayer advocacy group founded and led by Doug Kagan. The organization was founded in 1978 as Nebraska Conservatives for Freedom and is based in Nebraska.[1]

Nebraska Taxpayers for Freedom is affiliated with the National Taxpayers Union, Nebraska Tea Party Patriots and the Nebraska Conservative Coalition Network.[2]

The mission statement of the organization is:

NTF works to educate Nebraska taxpayers about citizenship and working actively within our republic for the restoration and preservation of constitutionally limited government and our capitalist system, with emphasis on personal responsibility and freedom.


—Nebraska Taxpayers for Freedom [4]

In 2014, Nebraska Taxpayers for Freedom is playing an active role in opposing the Nebraska Minimum Wage Increase Initiative.[5]


Nebraska Taxpayers for Freedom adheres to the following principles:

  • To shrink government, we must increase citizen involvement
  • Education, not indoctrination, and empowerment, not entitlement
  • Fiscal responsibility with balanced budgets, spending caps, elimination of waste, and a sound money supply
  • Personal responsibility including civic duty with honesty and integrity
  • Unalienable rights endowed by the creator, not government
  • Rule of laws, not men, and equal rights, not equal outcomes
  • Democratic republic, not a democracy, and majority rule/minority rights
  • Free-market economy, private property rights and minimal government regulations (government not choosing winners and losers)
  • Accountability of elected officials and transparency of their policies
  • Peace through strength as a sovereign nation with secure borders
  • Freedom, not socialism


—Nebraska Taxpayers for Freedom [4]

Ballot measure activity

In 2014, Nebraska Taxpayers for Freedom was the first organization to announce a campaign to defeat the Nebraska Minimum Wage Increase Initiative.[5]

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