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New Year brings different priorities for local legislators

Northwest Iowa lawmakers eyeing tax code changes, other legislative targets

With strong majorities in both the House and Senate, Iowa Republicans are once again hoping to keep Gov. Kim Reynolds' desk piled high with bills to sign during the 2024 legislative session.

The 90th Iowa General Assembly kicks off Jan. 8 with a target end date of April 16. GOP lawmakers are eyeing changes to the tax code as well as other top priorities when the gavel sounds in Des Moines. Local lawmakers include: Rep. Zach Dieken, House District 5; Sen. Lynn Evans, Senate District 3; Rep. Megan Jones, House District 6; Sen. Dave Rowley, House District 5; and Rep. John Wills, House District 10...