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Bret Richards Pledges to Support Term Limits on Congress

U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the leader in the non-partisan national movement to limit terms for elected officials, praises Bret Richards, 2020 U.S. House candidate for Iowa U.S. House (District 4), for signing the pledge for an amendment to term limit Congress.

Iowa ranks 26th highest for pass-through business tax rates, study finds

Iowa finished 26th in a Tax Foundation analysis of tax rates levied on pass-through businesses.

Tom Hansen Pledges to Support Term Limits on Congress

U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the leader in the non-partisan national movement to limit terms for elected officials, praises Tom Hansen, 2020 U.S. House candidate for Iowa U.S. House (District 1), for signing the pledge for an amendment to term limit Congress. He is the first person in the race to do so.

Bill Schafer Pledges Support for Term Limits on Congress

U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the leader in the non-partisan national movement to limit terms for elected officials, praises Bill Schafer, 2020 U.S. House candidate from Iowa’s 3rd congressional district, for signing the pledge for an amendment to term limit Congress.

Iowa ranks 24th for rental car tax rates, study finds

Iowa finished in a tie for 24th in a Tax Foundation analysis of effective car rental excise taxes – ranked from highest to lowest.

Dollar’s value in Iowa ranks 10th highest among the 50 states, study finds

Iowa finished in a tie for 10th in a ranking by the website 24/7 Wall St. of relative purchasing power within each state.

Clinton ranks the most dangerous of Iowa cities, study finds

Clinton was ranked the most dangerous city in Iowa in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining cities with at least 20,000 in population that posted the highest violent crime rates per state.

Iowa ranks 16th best for police officers, study finds

Iowa was ranked 16th in a WalletHub.com study showing which of the 50 states and the District of Columbia are the best places for police to work.

Congresswoman Cindy Axne quiet on USMCA

Rep. Cindy Axne (D-Iowa) did not respond to requests for comment about the successor treaty to the North American Free Trade Agreement, which this week was ratified by Mexico.

Robins ranks the richest of Iowa towns, study finds

Robins was ranked the richest town in Iowa in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining small, affluent communities where most households exceed the nation’s median annual household income.

Iowa ranks 21st highest for dependence on property taxes, study finds

Iowa finished 21st in a Tax Foundation ranking of states that rely the most on property taxes as a share of state and local taxes.

Iowa ranks 18th highest for state tax collections per capita

Iowa finished 18th in a Tax Foundation analysis of state and local tax collections per capita – ranked from highest to lowest.

Onawa ranks the poorest of Iowa towns, study finds

Onawa was ranked the poorest town in Iowa in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining small communities with high poverty rates and financial hardships.

By the Numbers: Iowa is among 29 states that retain personal income tax exemptions

Twenty-nine states, including Iowa, maintain personal income tax exemptions, even though the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act suspended such exemptions at the federal level, according to a Tax Foundation analysis.

Iowa ranks 42nd in hospital safety analysis

Iowa finished 42nd in a ranking for hospital safety issues such as preventable errors and infections, according to spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades given to more than 2,600 hospitals nationwide.

Analysis: Dallas County has fastest growing local economy in Iowa

Dallas County was ranked the top-performing local economy in Iowa in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of counties’ gross domestic product growth from 2012 to 2015.

Rep. Steve King on USMCA: 'Americans thrive when we have strong trade deals in place'

U.S. Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa), who represents a district in the northwest part of the state, believes the ratification of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), which is designed to replace NAFTA, will provide a market boost for key agricultural products including corn, soybeans and pork.

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