Tax cuts leave little money for allowable school growth

A retired teacher and a concerned parent with Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement Action Fund (Iowa CCI Action Fund) both testified in support of six percent allowable school growth over the next two years at a Senate Education subcommittee meeting Jan 27, but the CCI members also asked serious questions about how the state of Iowa can afford to fully fund education at those levels after Governor Branstad’s corporate property tax cuts are already set to burn through the state’s surplus in the next five years.

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Bad Deal On Corporate Property Tax Cuts Should Be Rejected by Iowa Legislature

Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement Action Fund (CCI Action Fund) members are blasting the state legislature over a shady backroom deal to cut corporate property taxes, saying it will severely limit the ability of state and local governments to provide basic public services without raising taxes on everyday Iowans.

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