John Hendrickson is a Policy Analyst with Iowans for Tax Relief. (The opinions in this article may not reflect the views of Iowans for Tax Relief.) He formerly worked as a research analyst with Public Interest Institute. Henderickson earned a B.A. and M.A. in History from the University of North Dakota.
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John Hendrickson: Iowa must be prepared when Uncle Sam is no longer able to provide generous support to our state budget.
John Hendrickson and Joseph Coletti: How can Iowa make sure its recent tax reform is fully implemented, including the adoption of fewer and lower tax rates in 2023? The only proven way to lower tax rates is with spending restraint.
John Hendrickson: Government spending is a concern to many Iowans. Individuals, families, and businesses across Iowa all follow a budget that is not guaranteed to increase every year, yet Iowa’s budget continues to grow.
John Hendrickson: If Iowa wants to increase economic growth, create more jobs and opportunities, and make our state more welcoming to businesses and entrepreneurs, policymakers need to implement pro-growth fiscal policies.
John Hendrickson: The tax reform plan passed by the Iowa Legislature is absolutely a step in the right direction and it will help many families and businesses in Iowa, but it should be viewed as a starting point.