Iowans for Tax Relief: HF 2063’s goal is to ensure that TIF activities adhere to the true intent of the program by placing some common-sense guide rails around the program.
On this episode of The Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Shane Vander Hart talks to Chris Ingstad of Iowans for Tax Relief about their 2018 legislative priorities, and discuss what Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds had to say about tax reform in her Condition of the State address.
Iowans for Tax Relief says that taxes in Iowa should be fair, competitive, transparent, limited and not restrict personal freedom.
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.
Governor Terry Branstad and Iowa Senate and House Republicans seek to reform the state’s collective bargaining law that has not been reviewed since 1974.
Three major arguments surface from a wealth of material Public Interest Institute was given by someone opposed to public employee pension systems.
On Caffeinated Thoughts this week Shane Vander Hart and Brian Myers discuss Limited Atonement with Bryan Peters and tax and spending policy with Chris Ingstad.
Don Racheter: The sooner IPERS is reformed, the quicker the governmental employees and Iowa taxpayers will be protected from periods of revenue shortfall.
Another week has passed in the Iowa Legislature and Iowans have yet to see the much-anticipated 10-cents motor fuel tax increase bill.
An Iowans for Tax Relief poll found that more than three quarters of Iowans oppose a proposal to increase the gas tax ten cents a gallon.
Iowans for Tax Relief gives three pro-taxpayer tasks that Governor Terry Branstad and the Iowa Legislatures should do instead of raising the gas tax.
The new year has been rung in and a new Legislative session will begin on Monday, January 13 After a productive 2013 session and with an election looming in November, many have predicted the 2014 session to be short and focused. A short and focused session is a positive goal, but a higher priority is […]
Well, it appears that GOP Chairman A.J. Spiker is now carrying the torch for Iowans for Tax Relief by stating clearly, “no increase in the gas tax” in his recent post to the Iowa GOP Web Site while making clear the Iowa GOP’s solution to the problem is, well…actually, Mr. Spiker never gets around to […]
Iowans for Tax Relief provided their supporters with a rebutal to raising the gas tax, but provide no solutions to address the funding issue.
Opponents of raising the gas tax have failed to provide any solutions for how Iowa should maintain its roads and bridges with a projected shortfall.
I hope you enjoy the experiment… random items thrown into one post. I was out in New Hampshire last weekend and I was able to meet the guys who write GraniteGrok. They have built themselves an empire in the New Hampshire conservative blogaverse. I was on their radio program last Saturday and spoke with them […]