To push more spending legislative Democrats are purposefully misleading Iowans by telling them there is 6% state revenue growth or $408.1 million.
I am excited to release my first video of this Session! It gives a good look into some of the subcommittee meetings I have run this year as well as some of the other events that take place at the Courthouse. Related articles Budget Targets (iowahouserepublicans.com) Constitutional right to bear arms in Iowa change progresses […]
State Representative Walt Rogers (R-Cedar Falls) gives an update on the bills taking shape and what the legislative priorities are this year for the Iowa House.
The so-called “surplus” is actually: $600 million in one-time cash reserve funds (needed to help the state cash flow) $250 million in one-time ending balance from this year (FY 12) $200 million in on-going revenue growth for next year (FY 13) The state budget is really about $12 billion. $6 billion appropriated by the state […]
The best way to help Iowa’s employers to begin hiring people and investing in their businesses is to do two things: address property taxes and keep control of government spending. Property tax reform provides savings for individuals and businesses and it provides certainty for those same people as the plan for their futures. Controlling government […]
The first week of the 2012 session is in the books. I want you to know that I will continue to work toward the principles for which I was elected; we called it smaller, smarter government. This picture shows how House Republicans alongside the Governor have done that. The two volumes on the left are […]