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Statehouse Minority Leaders: Scrutinize Iowa State Fair finances

posted on January 10, 2014 04:39 PM

Statehouse Minority Leaders: Scrutinize Iowa State Fair finances Play Video In the wake of a debate over how food is paid for at the Iowa State Fair, should the state audit the Fair and/or it's vendors? Statehouse Minority Leaders Sen. Bill Dix (R-Shell Rock) and Rep. Mark Smith (D-Marshalltown) say finances should always be scrutinized. Watch Story

Statehouse Minority Leaders: Raising gas tax unlikely in 2014

posted on January 10, 2014 04:39 PM

Statehouse Minority Leaders: Raising gas tax unlikely in 2014 Play Video State Senate Minority Leader Sen. Bill Dix and House Minority Leader Rep. Mark Smith both agree that it doesn't seem likely the legislature will raise the state's gas tax in 2014. Smith says there is no clear proposal to increase the tax at this point, and Dix says the public seems satisfied... Watch Story

Statehouse Minority Leaders disagree on minimum wage increase

posted on January 10, 2014 04:38 PM

Statehouse Minority Leaders disagree on minimum wage increase Play Video Statehouse Minority Leaders Sen. Bill Dix (R-Shell Rock) and Rep. Mark Smith (D-Marshalltown) disagree on whether to raise the minimum wage in Iowa. Dix proposes taxing income less, or not at all, and says a minimum wage increase could hurt small businesses. Smith says Democrats will indeed... Watch Story

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