We Can’t Afford A $1.9 Trillion Stimulus

John Hendrickson: Both political parties are responsible for the out-of-control spending. It is time that policymakers take our debt crisis seriously. 

In the Post Trump Era: Look to Coolidge as a Guide

John Hendrickson: In a post-President Trump era both Republicans and conservatives can learn from the principles and philosophy of President Coolidge.

Hendrickson: Is Eliminating Iowa’s Income Tax the Answer?

John Hendrickson: Iowa has the potential to build upon recent pro-growth tax reforms that place taxpayers first and make our state more competitive.

Hendrickson: The Importance of Iowa’s Tax Climate

John Hendrickson: Reducing tax rates will allow Iowans to keep more of their money and lead to economic growth making Iowa a more competitive and attractive state.

Hendrickson: ‘Hands Off The Supreme Court’

John Hendrickson: “The threat of ‘packing’ the Supreme Court should alarm every American because it threatens the very foundations of our constitutional republic.”

Hendrickson: Conservative Budgeting Pays Off

John Hendrickson: Iowa is an example that fiscal conservatism in budgeting not only works but is the best policy.

Hendrickson: Happy Constitution Day!

John Hendrickson: Federalism is a cornerstone of American constitutionalism and it also is a major part of the nation’s constitutional and political history.

Hendrickson and Williams: Iowa Needs Truth-in-Taxation to Address Rising Property Taxes

John Hendrickson and Jonathan Williams: Strengthening Iowa’s property tax accountability and transparency law will help all taxpayers.

Hendrickson: Amid COVID-19 Emergency Gov. Kim Reynolds is Leading

John Hendrickson: Gov. Kim Reynolds is leading Iowa through the COVID-19 emergency with prudence and determination to protect all Iowans.

Hendrickson: Dependent on China?

John Hendrickson: The COVID-19 pandemic demonstrated that globalization has hollowed out our manufacturing base and made dangerously dependent upon other nations for necessities.

North Carolina is the Gold Standard for State Tax Reform

John Hendrickson & Joseph Coletti: The Tar Heel state has successfully reduced tax rates, while controlling the growth of spending and funding the priorities of state government.

Empower Property Taxpayers with Direct Notification

John Hendrickson and Laura Ebke: Requiring a direct public notification that is sent to taxpayers is a needed reform that would help improve Iowa’s property tax accountability and transparency law.

Navigating Tax Reform

John Hendrickson: Iowa’s policymakers can look to several states that have initiated tax reform which benefited both taxpayers and the overall economy.

Invest in Iowa Act Offers Taxpayer Relief and Economic Growth

John Hendrickson and Andrew Kidd: The Invest in Iowa Act takes a solid stride on a better path forward, but it is not the final word on tax reform.

Iowa’s Golden Opportunity for Pro-Growth Tax Reform

John Hendrickson and Jonathan Williams: The strong national economy provides a golden opportunity for Iowa policymakers to continue to advance bold, pro-growth tax policy.

Iowans Deserve a Better Tax System Now

John Hendrickson and Dr. Andrew J. Kidd: State policymakers should take full advantage of Iowa’s economic strength and surpluses to pursue pro-growth tax reforms—without delay.