Due to the state Legislature’s rush to fix an oversight in a previously passed property tax reform package, the property tax rollback rate is higher than it should be, which could mean relief for taxpayers and millions less for localities.
Voters will be asked to make it a "fundamental individual right" to keep and bear arms, and that any restraint on that right is invalid. But firearms remain the primary cause of death in domestic violence homicides.
A White House fact sheet estimates that 408,700 borrowers across the state are eligible for some form of federal student loan debt forgiveness, 248,900 of whom could get $20,000 wiped. Iowans owe a total of $13.3 billion in student debt.
Since the launch of the Secretary of State’s poll worker website, more than 17,000 Iowans have expressed interest in being a poll worker. But some officials worry mounting pressures may lead potential workers to drop out.
The Iowa county’s ARPA committee has said the money would be allotted for bike trail repairs, an environmental education center project and Mariposa Park campgrounds. The final decision will fall to the Board of Supervisors.