John Hendrickson: Priority-based budgeting along with prudent tax reform will create an opportunity for Iowa’s economy to grow and keep vital government functions funded.
Gov. Kim Reynolds may require a special session of the Iowa Legislature to overcome a $104.4 million shortfall in projected revenue to balance the budget.
John Hendrickson: Iowa taxpayers must be protected by a constitutional amendment that would require a supermajority vote in the Legislature to increase taxes and fees.
Steven Holt: Several bills are also advancing to make Iowa government smaller and smarter, with the goal of bringing greater economic opportunity and liberty for Iowans.
Jason Schultz: Revenue Estimating Conference convened to provide their most recent assessment of Iowa tax income for Fiscal Years 16, 17, and 18.