Iowa governor says she’s “going to run like I'm 10 down” despite $4 million lead in fundraising.
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In a new era allowing college athletes to receive education-related compensation and make money off their name, image, and likeness, an Iowa lawmaker is looking to empower the Board of Regents to “fix the compensation for student athletes” at its public universities.
Local governments or law enforcement officers who enforce federal gun regulations would be subject to $50,000 fines under a legislative proposal advanced Wednesday by Iowa Senate Republicans. The proposal, which Senate Republicans have titled the Second Amendment Preservation Act, would nullify any federal gun regulations that exceed Iowa state law.
Attempts in previous years to add requirements for Iowans who receive public benefits like Medicaid and food assistance failed to pass both chambers in the Iowa Legislature. A renewed effort is under way this year, with a new approach: Instead of pushing for just one or two big bills addressing public assistance programs, statehouse Republicans have broken the myriad proposals into a slew of bills running separately.
In four years, every Iowan’s income would be taxed at 4 percent under a new proposal from Gov. Kim Reynolds, who introduced her proposed flat tax during her annual condition of the state address to the Iowa Legislature this past week. Flat taxes have their fair share of both supporters and critics.