Tag Archives: iowa budget

Get Thee To A Forum

From an email from Rob Hogg: This email is a quick one to ask for your help speaking up against proposed mid-year budget cuts – and now proposed tax cuts – pending in the Iowa Legislature. Right now, we are … Continue reading

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How You Can Help Defeat Branstad’s Corrupt Agenda For Iowa

It doesn’t have to be a model ALEC bill. Branstad is still facilitating ALEC’s anti-public education, pro-corporation agenda with this plan. To him, Iowa’s terrible water quality is just another perfect opportunity to take money from public education and give … Continue reading

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IPP: Branstad’s Administrative Tax Cut For Businesses

If you are looking for solid, fact based opinions on what effect Iowa’s fiscal policies will have in the real world before they are enacted one of the best sources around is the Iowa Policy Project. Once more under the … Continue reading

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The King Of Iowa?

Well, Terry the Terrible is at it once again. Looking down the barrel of not being quite the governor that luminaries such as Scott Walker and Bobby Jindal are, Branstad pulls a tax cut for businesses out of nowhere. Being … Continue reading

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Paulsen Inexplicably Slashes Funding For Iowa Passenger And Freight Rail

From our inbox: A note from PIRG: House Speaker Kraig Paulsen – a lawyer to trucking company CRST International – is axing all funding for both passenger rail and freight rail in Iowa. We can’t let that happen. Take action … Continue reading

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Liz Mathis: “Skip The Drama” In School Funding

State Senator Liz Mathis of Marion urges state to “skip the drama” in setting local school funding Will consider 4% increase in basic school funding and additional state dollars to prevent any related property tax increase Liz Mathis, a member … Continue reading

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Five Things We Learned At The Capitol

from David Goodner, Iowa CCI Yesterday, more than 30 CCI watchdogs, like you, from across the state testified at public hearings on economic development, budget and tax policy, and we made a big impact. Here’s the full press roundup that gives … Continue reading

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