I thought when my colleagues Governor Reynolds and Speaker Upmeyer made very clear statements about the security and stability of Iowa’s public pension system, it would quell the election year scare tactics and nonsense. The lies have continued, so I wanted to add my voice as the Iowa Senate Majority Leader to the discussion in an effort to provide even more clarity.
Much like the Democrats’ false claim Republicans cut funding to K-12 education, the scare tactics they are using to suggest there is a secret plan to make sweeping changes to IPERS are also purely false. In fact, the last time legislative changes were made to IPERS was when Democrats controlled state government.
IPERS is one of the better funded and managed retirement systems in the country. It does have a $7 billion unfunded liability, so it is important for
Since Democrats have surrendered the issues of improving career opportunities, tax relief, and wage growth, their last resort in a desperate attempt to regain power is stoking the fears of public employees. Over the last two
Election years prompt crazy charges and wild accusations and this year