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GOP plan would make it harder to pass tax hikes

Published: Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013 12:12 p.m. CST

DES MOINES (AP) — An Iowa House committee considered a proposal Monday to change the state constitution to require all tax hikes to get a three-fifths majority vote in the Legislature, instead of the current simple majority needed.

It’s unclear if the bill could get enough support in the Democratic-controlled Senate to pass.

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