Connect With Us
                     

NEWS

 

Questions raised over one-time spending bill

by KIX101.1 /1230 KFJB News Department posted May 7 2014 9:37AM

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A bill passed just before 4 a.m. Thursday as one of the final actions of the year for the Iowa House is packed with nearly $80 million worth of government spending, including money to repair a former governor's grave, to preserve Civil War muster rolls, and to host the Midwest United States-Japan Conference in Des Moines in September.

The bill, which also passed the Senate, pays off about $60 million in state debt, a move held up by legislative leaders as a proud accomplishment this year. However that debt payoff was linked in a single bill to several spending measures debated only in the final hours of the legislative session.

Gov. Terry Branstad says he's concerned about the one-time spending and will look at it carefully before signing it.


 
Filed Under :
People : Terry Branstad
05/07/2014 9:37AM
Questions raised over one-time spending bill
Please Enter Your Comments Below
Title :
Comment :
On Air Now
Kix Listener Club
Recent Posts
U of Iowa keeps resolute stance on fired field hockey coach
Poker players file lawsuit after troopers seize winnings
News conference scheduled regarding fatal school fight
Ohio State field stormer loses scholarship
Beaten Giants fan seeks second lawsuit against Dodgers
Tag Cloud
No Tags Found !
Categories 
Archives