Posts With Keyword ‘klein’

Heated Debate over Gas Tax and Road Funding

Posted: Tuesday, March 20th, 2012 at 6:29 am

As previously reported by KCII, lawmakers in Iowa are looking at increasing the gas tax eight to ten cents a gallon over two years. County Engineer Jacob Thorius has been pushing for an increase in the gas tax, which hasn’t been raised since 1989, in an effort to increase funding for Washington County’s roads and bridges. The subject was brought up again at the third Legislative Briefing on Saturday.

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Jarad Klein Talks About Property Tax Reform in Weekly Report

Posted: Friday, February 17th, 2012 at 6:24 am

As previously reported by KCII, the Iowa House has passed House File 2274, which deals with property tax reform. The primary goal of this reform is to lower the collected taxes on commercial properties from 100 to 40% over time. Jarad Klein discussed the reforms in his weekly report.

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