An opportunity for Governor Reynolds

An opportunity for Governor Reynolds

IFP Statement: New Governor Takes Office Facing Issues that Demand Leadership   Statement of Iowa Fiscal Partnership • Mike Owen, Iowa Policy Project   Iowa has ...

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Jeopardy for women, rural health

Jeopardy for women, rural health

IFP NEWS —  House bill jeopardizes health for women and rural Iowans National reports pinpoint issues for Iowans with loss of Medicaid expansion ...

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Health care ‘reform’ gets worse

Health care ‘reform’ gets worse

The House Republican plan to replace Obamacare (the Affordable Care Act) with the American Health Care Act (AHCA), which a few weeks ...

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‘Historic’ not label of pride

‘Historic’ not label of pride

IFP Statement: ‘Historic’ session not a label of pride Legislative session hits working families and traditions of good governance Statement of Iowa Fiscal Partnership ...

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An opportunity for Governor Reynolds

An opportunity for Governor Reynolds

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Jeopardy for women, rural health

Jeopardy for women, rural health

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Health care ‘reform’ gets worse

Health care ‘reform’ gets worse

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‘Historic’ not label of pride

‘Historic’ not label of pride

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  • No income taxes, big checks from the state

    Basic RGB

    Large, profitable corporations receive checks from the state without paying any Iowa income tax through Iowa’s Research Activities Credit (RAC). The latest annual report from the Department of Revenue on the RAC shows about 300 corporate claims worth $49.1 million from the program in 2016. More than $4 of every $5 from this subsidy — $40.4 million — was paid out as checks, not as tax reductions.

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