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In Wake of Scandals, Lawmakers Seek to Limit Film Tax Credits

Two weeks ago, both the Director and Deputy Director of the Iowa Department of Economic Development (IDED), Mike Tramontina and Vince Lintz, resigned abruptly, and the manager of the Iowa Film Office, Tom Wheeler, was forced to step down following allegations of corruption and abuse of public funds. Specifically, an internal IDED audit discovered issues with the state’s film tax credit including improper oversight, the purchase of luxury vehicles unnecessary for the completion of films, and filmmakers claiming payments for multiple production jobs.

Cracking Down on Misclassification of Workers-- And Raising Tax Revenue

Cracking Down on Misclassification of Workers-- And Raising Tax Revenue

Thursday, February 14th, 2008

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Aiding States to Stimulate the National Economy & New Models for Health Care Reform - WI and WA

Aiding States to Stimulate the National Economy & New Models for Health Care Reform - WI and WA

Thursday, January 24th, 2008

States Call for Moratorium on Home Foreclosures

States Call for Moratorium on Home Foreclosures

Thursday, January 3rd, 2008

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MI & MD: Solving State Budget Crises with New Revenue

MI & MD: Solving State Budget Crises with New Revenue

Thursday, October 4th, 2007

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Housing Slump Hits Tax Revenues in Selected States

Housing Slump Hits Tax Revenues in Selected States

Thursday, September 6th, 2007

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