Governor Terry Branstad (R-IA) today signed Senate File 295 into law that will provide an estimated 4.4 billion dollars in property tax relief.
The Iowa Senate passed the largest property tax cut in Iowa history yesterday afternoon.
Over the last ten years the Iowa Legislature has failed to accomplish property tax reform. In the Iowa House we are exploring several workable options.
Iowa Senate Democrats refused to take up an amendment to Senate File 53 that would have provided a refund to Iowa taxpayers.
By Senator Paul McKinley, Iowa Senate Republican Leader Of all the weeks on the calendar, this may be the week Iowa taxpayers look forward to the least. On one hand, this week marks the deadline for filing federal tax returns. Many Iowans will likely write bigger checks to both the federal and state government this […]
By Paul McKinley, Iowa Senate Republican Leader After 79 days, the 2010 legislative session is adjourned. Unfortunately, it was a session of missed opportunities. From day one, we made it crystal clear that we believe this session should have been about three major and very important priorities: long-term sustainable private sector job creation, spending and […]