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- On January 13, 2014
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by Kevin Hall, TheIowaRepublican.com
The 2014 Iowa Legislature begins a new session Monday morning. Unlike last year, when unprecedented bipartisan agreement was reached on property tax reform, education reform and healthcare, this year’s legislature is unlikely to tackle a large amount of significant legislation.
“The budget will likely be a major discussion this year as it is in most sessions,” said Sen. Jake Chapman, the ranking Republican on the Senate Appropriations Committee. “It is important to recognize that agriculture has had some great years which have provided an increase in state revenue. We need to make adjustments now to prepare what the future may hold in regards to revenue.”
“I look forward to working hard for legislation that will grow our economy, reduce taxes, increase job opportunities, and create more government transparency,” Sen. Chapman said. “I believe we can have a successful session if our elected officials refuse to be complacent after last year’s session.”