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Lower Taxes Do More For Growth
Des Moines Register
July 1, 2006
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I wonder if its opinion of its work might be a little biased. I look forward to a report by the state auditor at some point.
The thing we don’t see, and can never see, is how many of those jobs would have been created anyway, and how many other jobs were not created because of the money taxed away from other Iowans in order to create these economic-incentive funds.
Lowering taxes and regulations are the best things that Iowa can do to foster economic growth. It is wrong and arrogant on the part of bureaucrats and politicians who think that they can determine better than private markets which businesses should be given funding.