Posts Tagged ‘ Fiscal Responsibility ’

Dems: Senate Democratic Budget Leader on GOP budget gridlock & mismanagement

April 17, 2018

The gridlock between Senate Republicans, House Republicans and Governor Reynolds is making their budget mess even worse. The budget targets released today by Senate Republicans are more proof that the budget crisis is hurting Iowans.

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Dems: Iowa Senators stand up for Iowa farmers and Iowa’s economy 

April 12, 2018
Dems: Iowa Senators stand up for Iowa farmers and Iowa’s economy 

Twenty-one Iowa State Senators are asking President Donald Trump to protect Iowa farmers, businesses and communities as he makes trade policy changes.

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Dems: Iowa Senators stand up for Iowa farmers and Iowa’s economy 

April 12, 2018
Dems: Iowa Senators stand up for  Iowa farmers and Iowa’s economy 

“…proposed tariffs will have a negative impact on Iowa’s agricultural economy…” DES MOINES – Twenty-one Iowa State Senators are asking President Donald Trump to protect Iowa farmers, businesses and communities as he makes trade policy [...]

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Dems: Statehouse Republicans ‘still have a giant budget mess on their hands’

March 9, 2018

What’s to blame? A Republican agenda that grossly underfunds our local schools; turns Iowa’s respected, state-run Medicaid safety net into a national disaster; weakens rights of workers and drives down wages; and showers out-of-state corporations with an all-you-can-eat buffet of tax cuts and tax credits.  

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Dems: 3 Senate Republican tax plan claims that don’t add up

March 1, 2018

Contrary to the claims of Senate Republicans, their tax plan is NOT fair to many Iowans, it does NOT make Iowa more competitive with other states, and it certainly does NOT take into account the ongoing budget crisis.

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Dems: Nonpartisan analysis confirms GOP tax plan is ‘fiscally irresponsible’

February 27, 2018

Contrary to the claims of Senate Republicans, their tax plan is NOT fair to many Iowans, it does NOT make Iowa more competitive with other states, and it certainly does NOT take into account the ongoing budget crisis.

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Dems: Iowa tax bill needs closer look

February 26, 2018

Last week, Republicans who control the Iowa Senate came out with a 130-page, $1 billion tax plan. Much like what happens in Washington D.C., we’ve seen no spreadsheets to give us a sense of the [...]

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Dems: Senate Democrat responds to Senate GOP tax plan

February 21, 2018

Although the proposal from the Senate Republicans leaves many unanswered questions, Senator Pam Jochum of Dubuque, the lead Democrat in the Iowa Senate on tax issues, renewed her offer to work in a bipartisan manner on a tax plan.

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Dems: Senate Democrat responds to Governor’s new tax plan

February 13, 2018

Senator Pam Jochum of Dubuque, lead Democrat in the Iowa Senate on tax issues, responded to Governor Kim Reynolds’s newly released tax plan. Senator Jochum noted that the plan does not address corporate tax credits -- the fastest-growing part of the state budget -- and raises other concerns.

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Dems: Republican Senators reject proposal to ensure community college students don’t pay price for harassment judgment

February 8, 2018

All 29 Republican State Senators today rejected a proposal to ensure that community college students aren’t on the hook for a sexual harassment judgment against Republican Senators and staff.

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