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In light of newly-released statewide polling, House Speaker Kraig Paulsen (R-Hiawatha) called on Senate Democrats to immediately take up the Republican property tax proposal, House File 2274.
If nothing is done on the issue of property taxes, Iowans are staring down the barrel of a $2.5 billion property tax increase over the next ten years, with the majority falling to the homeowner. The Republican plan, which passed the House last week, cuts property taxes for homeowners and businesses, without shifting the burden to any class of property.
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