Last year, our daily lives were impacted by rules and regulations many of us never imagined. Anxiety and uncertainty affected our finances.
Iowa has been fortunate. Conservative leadership before the pandemic allowed our state to weather the storm as well as any in the nation. Lawmakers were able to close the last fiscal year without dipping into reserve funds and passed a status quo budget for the current year.
In November, voters gave the legislature a mandate to continue getting government out of our lives and livelihoods. In other words, Iowans deserve to keep more of their hard-earned money and have the freedom to make decisions without unnecessary regulations.
Heading into the 2021 legislative session, here is our to-do list for lawmakers:
- Speed up scheduled tax cuts
- Make it easier to enter new careers
- Guarantee support is given to those who are genuinely in need
- Increase the fiscal accountability of local governments
Read more about these and other issues in our 2021 Legislative Issue Guide.
Iowans deserve every opportunity to grow and prosper. When citizens make their voices heard, it’s harder for politicians to get away with increasing spending and creating economic burdens.