Iowans for Tax Relief: There are many reasons Iowa’s income tax system should be reformed, but generating more revenue is not one of them.
Read the transcript of Iowa Governor Terry Branstad’s 2016 Condition of the State address given before a joint session of the Iowa Legislature on 1/12/16.
By Paul McKinley – Iowa Senate Republican Leader It’s déjà vu all over again. Early in life, we are taught to learn from our mistakes. Governor Culver has chosen to repeat them. This week, he announced he wanted to raid another $45 million from the Rebuild Iowa Infrastructure Fund and plow it into his temporary […]
From Senator Paul McKinley – Iowa Senate Republican Leader Serious legislative work on Iowa’s next budget will now commence in earnest as lawmakers received budget targets this week. With the session now near the halfway point, the remaining weeks will become vitally important to pocketbooks of every taxpayer in this Iowa. Before the final budget […]
Just to get you updated on the latest Iowa Poll findings. On Thursday, The Des Moines Register declared that many Iowans lean toward “progressive.” Ok, considering that 26% of those who said they were progressive are self-identified conservatives shows that this poll needed to define what is progressive since liberals have hijacked that word. Of […]
By Senator Paul McKinley, Iowa Senate Republican Leader Following last week’s release of Governor Culver’s proposed budget, the Senate’s passage of a government re-organization bill was the most notable event in the Iowa Statehouse this week. Because Iowa’s budgets are built on the level of spending from the previous year’s budget, lawmakers are faced with […]
Miscellany for your Thursday evening: The Iowa Republican: Boswell Retirement Imminent? World Magazine: Effective education WorldNetDaily: Feminists tied in knots over Tebow ad Chris Rants: Budget Shenanigans IBD: House Passage of Health Bill Will Be Suicidal Christianity Today: Strong on Zeal, Thin in Knowledge Sarah Palin: Freedom, Influence, Security Shrink as Budget Balloons Tim Challies: […]