Jack Whitver is the Iowa Senate Majority Leader. He was first elected to the Iowa Senate in 2011 he represents Senate District 19. A lifelong Iowan, Jack is a small business owner and law student who lives in Ankeny, IA with his wife Rachel and daughter Ella. An entrepreneur at heart, is the owner of two small business - CrossFit Des Moines and Acceleration Iowa. Whitver is a graduate of Drake University's Law School and is an attorney with the Law Firm of Hagenow and Gustoff.Jack is a graduate of Iowa State University where he was a three-year starter at wide receiver for the Iowa State Cyclones football team. He finished his eligibility ranked in the top ten in all-time receiving yards and all-time receptions.
A Holistic Look at Property Tax Is Imperative
Jack Whitver: The math is simple; many Iowans are struggling to keep up with rising tax burdens. They are literally being taxed out of their homes.
Jack Whitver: As a father of three young children, I have only one agenda. It is not a Republican agenda or a Democrat agenda. It is an Iowa agenda. It is one that ensures our kids and our grandkids have more opportunities than we have had.
Jack Whitver: One of our shared goals with our water quality bill was to provide a dedicated funding source for water quality. I am proud we were able to make a significant investment without raising taxes.
Jack Whitver: I have never been more optimistic about what lies ahead for our state. It is a great time to be an Iowan, but an even better time lies ahead if tackle the big issues and commit to bold ideas.