Tag Archives: Earned Income Tax Credit

The Courtney Report

SESSION WON’T END UNTIL THE PEOPLE’S WORK IS FINISHED While I hope the 2013 legislative session wraps up soon, I won’t vote to adjourn until Iowa has a balanced state budget that will help strengthen and grow our middle class. … Continue reading

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Iowa Legislature 2013 Budget Deal Must Include Tax Cut For Working Families

Ordinary Iowan Melodie Webb of Ankeny and Senator Joe Bolkcom address the need for the legislature to approve  the Earned Income Tax Credit this session.  “Melodie tells a story that “could be told by thousands of Iowans.”  When it comes … Continue reading

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Are You Eligible For Earned Income Tax Credit?

BFIA readers, according to Rep. Dave Loebsack, there were many Iowa families who were eligible, but did not receive the EITC last year.  Let’s help our congressman spread the word to our fellow Iowans about this savings.  Please pass this … Continue reading

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Iowa Jobs, The Post Office And Terry Branstad.

We got yet another look into the workings of the mind of Terry Branstad last week. One day he takes out his line-item veto pen and undoes some work that the legislature battled and battled over before coming to an … Continue reading

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