The Cities with News 8's Jim Mertens is a product of WQAD News 8 and WQPT PBS.
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Jim talks with iowa Gv. Kim Reynolds who proposed a 4% flat tax, repeal of retirement income taxes, reduction in unemployment compensation for jobless workers, and a full agenda for the state legislature to consider.