property taxes http://iowapublicradio.org en Legislative Preview: 05/20/13 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/legislative-preview-052013 <p>Iowa lawmakers are returning to Des Moines for a third week of overtime. The session was scheduled to wrap up May 3, but legislators continue to negotiate education reform, property taxes, Medicaid expansion, and other key issues.</p> Mon, 20 May 2013 12:55:56 +0000 Sarah McCammon & Joyce Russell 21046 at http://iowapublicradio.org Legislative Preview: 05/20/13 Legislative Preview: 05/13/13 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/legislative-preview-051313 <p></p><p></p> Mon, 13 May 2013 11:58:52 +0000 Sarah McCammon & Joyce Russell 20661 at http://iowapublicradio.org Legislative Preview: 05/13/13 Legislative Preview: 04/15/13 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/legislative-preview-041513 <p></p><p></p><p>IPR "Morning Edition" Host Sarah McCammon and Statehouse Correspondent Joyce Russell look ahead to the upcoming week in the Iowa Capitol.</p> Mon, 15 Apr 2013 12:07:33 +0000 Sarah McCammon & Joyce Russell 19221 at http://iowapublicradio.org Legislative Preview: 04/15/13 Commercial Property Tax Reform http://iowapublicradio.org/post/commercial-property-tax-reform <p>It's spring, at the Iowa Statehouse and lawmakers are turning attention to one of the big priorities of the session - reforming commercial property taxes.&nbsp; Host Joyce Russell runs down the details of the competing plans, and talks with businesspeople, city leaders and taxpayers' rights representatives about how the differing bills would impact them, their businesses and their constituents.</p><p></p> Mon, 01 Apr 2013 21:33:37 +0000 Joyce Russell 18573 at http://iowapublicradio.org Commercial Property Tax Reform Legislative Preview: 03/18/13 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/legislative-preview-031813 <p></p><p>IPR's Joyce Russell and Sarah McCammon check in on news from the Iowa Statehouse.</p> Mon, 18 Mar 2013 11:08:50 +0000 Sarah McCammon & Joyce Russell 17815 at http://iowapublicradio.org Legislative Preview: 03/18/13 Property Tax and the Democrats http://iowapublicradio.org/post/property-tax-and-democrats <p></p><p>Democrats in the Iowa Senate and Governor Branstad’s office are exchanging barbs&nbsp; as the two sides promote competing plans to reduce commercial and industrial property taxes.&nbsp; Both sides agree the taxes are disproportionately&nbsp; high, but the rhetoric Monday made compromise look elusive.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 26 Feb 2013 12:58:48 +0000 Joyce Russell 16467 at http://iowapublicradio.org Property Tax and the Democrats Legislative Preview: 1/28/13 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/legislative-preview-12813 <P></P> <P>IPR's Sarah McCammon and Joyce Russell catch up on the week's news from the Iowa General Assembly.</P> Mon, 28 Jan 2013 12:43:12 +0000 Sarah McCammon & Joyce Russell 14118 at http://iowapublicradio.org Legislative Preview: 1/28/13 Legislative Preview: 1/21/13 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/legislative-preview-12113-0 <p></p><p>Iowa lawmakers have completed the first week of the 2013 legislative session. They’ll return for the second week beginning Tuesday. IPR Morning Edition Host Sarah McCammon spoke with Statehouse Correspondent Joyce Russell about how the session is shaping up so far.</p> Mon, 21 Jan 2013 05:30:00 +0000 Sarah McCammon & Joyce Russell 13796 at http://iowapublicradio.org Legislative Preview: 1/21/13 2013 Legislative Session Begins http://iowapublicradio.org/post/2013-legislative-session-begins <p></p><p>The Iowa General Assembly reconvenes Monday, Jan 14. It’s a new year, with some new faces after the 2012 election. Iowa Public Radio Statehouse Correspondent Joyce&nbsp; Russell sat down with Morning Edition Host Sarah McCammon for a look ahead at the 2013 session.</p> Mon, 14 Jan 2013 05:00:00 +0000 Sarah McCammon & Joyce Russell 13071 at http://iowapublicradio.org 2013 Legislative Session Begins 2013 Legislative Session Begins http://iowapublicradio.org/post/2013-legislative-session-begins-0 <p></p><p>The Iowa General Assembly reconvenes Monday, Jan 14. It’s a new year, with some new faces after the 2012 election. Iowa Public Radio Statehouse Correspondent Joyce&nbsp; Russell sat down with Morning Edition Host Sarah McCammon for a look ahead at the 2013 session.</p> Mon, 14 Jan 2013 05:00:00 +0000 Sarah McCammon & Joyce Russell 13072 at http://iowapublicradio.org 2013 Legislative Session Begins Property Tax Debate http://iowapublicradio.org/post/property-tax-debate <p>It was another day of partisan debate at the statehouse.&nbsp; Advocates with &nbsp;competing plans for tax cuts for business and industry appear to be dug in on their positions. &nbsp;That&rsquo;s throwing into question whether the legislature will meet its goal of lowering commercial property taxes to attract more jobs to the state.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Wed, 09 May 2012 13:02:59 +0000 Joyce Russell 1246 at http://iowapublicradio.org Property Tax Debate