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Tax Reform’s Potential to Boost Iowa’s Economy 

Tax Reform’s Potential to Boost Iowa’s Economy 

Thanks to Iowa’s 2018 tax reform law, in 2021, the corporate tax rate will fall to 9.8 percent which will match, Minnesota’s rate. Iowa’s corporate rate will have four brackets, ranging from 9.8 percent to 5.5 percent. However, even at 9.8 percent, Iowa’s rate will still be one of the highest in the nation. South Dakota, Iowa’s neighbor, foregoes taxing individual or corporate income which makes it far more economically competitive. The 2020 National Movers Study ranked (4th) South Dakota in the top five states for inbound residents, while Iowa received a much lower rank at 23rd. 

Freshman Profile: Garrett Gobble

Freshman Profile: Garrett Gobble

Gobble says that the caucus will continue to address the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects on Iowa’s families and economies this session. One of the top issues on his mind is expanding access to childcare. On the campaign trail, Gobble heard from many parents who were struggling with the excessive costs of childcare, often having to make the difficult decision between staying home from work

Eliminate Barriers To Open Enrollment

Eliminate Barriers To Open Enrollment

The COVID-19 pandemic is changing the discussion over education delivery in Iowa. Many Iowa parents are struggling with their children learning from home or balancing a hybrid system of in-school and online learning. In addition, many children are being impacted by the “COVID slide” and are falling behind academically. This has led to a growing call for more parental choice in education. Open enrollment is one avenue for parental choice in Iowa education, but some school districts in Iowa have created roadblocks making it more difficult for parents to enroll their children in another district. 

Hinson Moves Quickly to Hold Big Tech Accountable

Hinson Moves Quickly to Hold Big Tech Accountable

One of the first bills that Rep. Hinson has cosponsored during her time as IA-01’s representative is the Curbing Abuse and Saving Expression in Technology (CASE-IT) Act. Currently, Big Tech companies take advantage of Section 230 to censor and suppress certain content with no accountability or liability. As you know, it is conservative voices that face the ire of Big Tech’s bias and are silenced online.

Gov. Reynolds Delivers Bold Plans In State Address

Gov. Reynolds Delivers Bold Plans In State Address

Tuesday evening, Governor Kim Reynolds delivered her annual condition of the state address, her fourth as governor. The speech is her opportunity to summarize the previous year’s events, highlight achievements, and layout Reynolds’ policy priorities for the new legislative session. 

Hinson Joins With House Freedom Caucus Members: Will Uphold Electoral College

Hinson Joins With House Freedom Caucus Members: Will Uphold Electoral College

Newly minted Congresswoman Ashley Hinson announced today that she would uphold the electoral college vote scheduled to occur on January 6th. In the letter, co-signed by eleven other members of congress, Hinson details her position, specifically that doing so would unconstitutionally insert Congress into the center of the presidential election process, possibly threatening the electoral college.