Research Archives for 2017

Senate plan hurts poor, middle


When you look beyond the early years of this plan, you see that low- and middle-income Iowans are whacked by this plan in 2027.

More debt, inequity and pain


Like the House tax bill, the Senate bill is heavily skewed to the wealthy.

Against tax spin: Wealthiest benefit


In Iowa, the House tax plan offers the wealthiest 1 percent an average tax break 143 times the size of the break at the middle — while threatening services that help middle-class taxpayers and support the safety net.