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State Officials Raise Legal Questions on Reynolds Borrowing Plan

State Officials Raise Legal Questions on Reynolds Borrowing Plan

Des Moines, Iowa – In a letter sent to lawmakers and the Governor today, State Treasurer Mike Fitzgerald raised new questions about Governor Kim Reynolds’ plan to borrow from the ...

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Lawmaker Calls for Special Audit of FY 2017

Lawmaker Calls for Special Audit of FY 2017

Des Moines, Iowa – State Representative Chris Hall (D-Sioux City), Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Committee, today sent a letter to State Auditor Mary Mosiman requesti ...

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Inside the Iowa House: No Special Session but Iowans Still Pay for GOP Budget Mess

Inside the Iowa House: No Special Session but Iowans Still Pay for GOP Budget Mess

Dear %%First Name%%, This week's column is authored by Rep. Chris Hall, Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Committee.  -- Mark ******************************************** ...

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Statement & Questions GOP Must Answer on State Budget Crisis

Statement & Questions GOP Must Answer on State Budget Crisis

Statement & Questions GOP Must Answer on State Budget Crisis From Rep. Chris Hall, Ranking Member of House Appropriations Committee "For the third time this year, Gov. Reynold ...

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GOP Turns Budget Surplus to Deficit

GOP Turns Budget Surplus to Deficit

Lawmakers closed the 2017 legislative session putting the finishing touches on the fiscal year 2018 budget as well as addressing a $131 million state budget deficit in fiscal year ...

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FACT CHECK: Failed GOP Policies Led to Deficit, Budget Cuts

FACT CHECK: Failed GOP Policies Led to Deficit, Budget Cuts

Over the last six years, legislative Republicans have touted budget “principles” in an effort to convince Iowans they are responsible stewards of tax dollars. However, as the stat ...

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Legislative Democrats alarmed by potential impact of deep, mid-year budget cuts

Legislative Democrats alarmed by potential impact of deep, mid-year budget cuts

Legislative Democrats alarmed by potential impact of deep, mid-year budget cuts Sharp cuts by legislative Republicans threaten public safety, education and human services Democrat ...

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