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Vote by mail

September 23, 2014

Are you worried that you might be too busy to vote on Election Day this year? Don’t worry – in Iowa you can conveniently cast your ballot by mail! That’s right – with absentee ballot voting you can skip the entire hassle of going to your polling place. No waiting in line. No dealing with [...]

Insight to Action: Spreading the Message of Freedom- Webinar

September 16, 2014

Make sure you tune into this week’s Insight to Action webinar with Dr. Arthur Brooks. Dr. Brooks will be discussing how to correctly deliver our message of freedom and prosperity so it can spread like wild fire throughout our local communities. Dr. Brooks is the president of the American Enterprise Institute (AEI). Before leading AEI, [...]

Insight to Action: Rich States Poor States-Webinar

September 09, 2014

Have you ever wondered why your state’s economy has been failing? Or on the other hand, why your region has been a hub for economic growth and prosperity? On Thursday, September 11, you will have these questions answered by ALEC’s Director of the Center for State Fiscal Reform and the Tax and Fiscal Policy Task [...]

Kill the Death Tax

September 03, 2014

The death tax, also known as the estate tax, is a tax on a person’s assets at death. Family-owned farms and businesses are most vulnerable to the death tax. When one generation wishes to pass family business assets down to the next generation, the death tax can threaten the continued viability of the business’ operations. [...]

Issues: Taxes

Iowans call for tax reform!

June 06, 2014

Iowans deserve a simpler and fairer tax code. AFP supports a 4.5% flat-tax option for all taxpayers. Under this system not a single Iowan will pay higher taxes. According to the non-partisan Legislative Services Agency, nearly 39 percent of taxpayers would choose a flat tax, saving them close to $400 million. The complex graduated tax structure [...]