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Dems: Three months after vetoing education funding, Governor seeks to unilaterally give $37 million on-going tax cut to big corporations

October 2, 2015
Dems: Three months after vetoing education funding, Governor seeks to unilaterally give $37 million on-going tax cut to big corporations

“This July, when Governor Branstad vetoed the $56 million, one-time funding compromise for Iowa’s local students, he claimed Iowa couldn’t afford it.…Today, however, after large corporations lobbied him for a $37 million, on-going tax cut that legislators had rejected, Governor Branstad says Iowa can afford it. Furthermore, he says he doesn’t need the Legislature’s approval…

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Dems: Three months after vetoing education funding, Governor seeks to unilaterally give $37 million on-going tax cut to big corporations

October 2, 2015
Dems: Three months after vetoing education funding, Governor seeks to unilaterally give $37 million on-going tax cut to big corporations

“This July, when Governor Branstad vetoed the $56 million, one-time funding compromise for Iowa’s local students, he claimed Iowa couldn’t afford it.…Today, however, after large corporations lobbied him for a $37 million, on-going tax cut that legislators had rejected, Governor Branstad says Iowa can afford it. Furthermore, he says he doesn’t need the Legislature’s approval…

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Dems:  Key Senators ask feds to stop or slow down Branstad’s rush to privatize health care for at-risk Iowans

September 16, 2015

The state Senators responsible for health care policy and funding have asked Obama Administration officials to stop or significantly slow down Governor Branstad’s massive effort to privatize Iowa Medicaid services.

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Dems:  Key Senators ask feds to stop or slow down Branstad’s rush to privatize health care for at-risk Iowans

September 16, 2015

The state Senators responsible for health care policy and funding have asked Obama Administration officials to stop or significantly slow down Governor Branstad’s massive effort to privatize Iowa Medicaid services.

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Dems: Senator Courtney urges Secretary of State Pate to reject new voter suppression efforts

August 24, 2015
Dems: Senator Courtney urges Secretary of State Pate to reject new voter suppression efforts

A key state senator today called on Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate to formally pledge not to use federal funds for any future voter purge effort in Iowa... "All Iowans agree that only eligible citizens should be allowed to vote. The issue is whether Paul Pate, Iowa’s new Secretary of State, will promise never…

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