Jan 31, 2020

Current law does not allow barbers in Iowa to cut hair in a mobile facility, but a bill is gaining support to change that as a Waterloo barber visits the Capitol to convince lawmakers.

There is a proposal from the governor to cut income taxes and raise the state sales tax. The Legislative Services Agency makes an extensive analysis of this proposal and also a short explainer video

Lawmakers are considering a constitutional amendment that requires a two thirds majority to raise income taxes.

Sen. Dan Zumbach, R-Ryan, authored a Senate bill allowing barber shops to be mobile.
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Sen. Jim Carlin, R-Sioux City, chairs the subcommittee and supports a constitutional amendment that would require a two thirds majority vote for the legislature to raise income taxes.
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Sen. Bill Dotzler, D-Waterloo, opposes the resolution and says its been more than 20 years since state income taxes have been raised in Iowa.
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