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Marek: Revenue Declines Partly out of Our Control

Posted: Wednesday, October 21st, 2009 at 6:44 am

A state representative from Washington County Iowa’s current fiscal problems are partly out of state government’s control. Riverside Democrat Larry Marek says Iowa lost more than 50-thousand non farm jobs since last year’s revenue estimating conference. Marek says that reduction in jobs has meant a drop in sales, income and corporate tax revenue for the state.