VIDEO: Iowa lawmakers talk about how to achieve property-tax reform

Committee chairs Bolkcom, Sands to play central role in debate

James Q. Lynch
Published: January 18 2013 | 4:07 pm - Updated: 28 March 2014 | 10:16 am in

Property tax reform is a shred priority of Gov. Terry Branstad and legislative Democrats and Republicans.

Recently, The Gazette’s James Lynch and Rod Boshart sat down with Rep. Tom Sands, R-Wapello, and Sen. Joe Bolkcom, D-Iowa City, the chairmen of the Ways & Means committees in their respective chambers. Their committees, known as the tax-writing committee, will play central roles in the debate on how to provide property tax reform and which property owners should get relief.

Here’s their conversation:

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