If not for the Taxpayers of Central Iowa, who is going to provide a voice of reason on key community issues? Central Iowa businesses rely on the organization for fair, impartial analysis.

Bruce Kelley
CEO, EMC Insurance

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Sometimes that neutral third party is the only way to get everyone re-focused on what's best for the region as a whole. The Taxpayers Association of Central Iowa plays a unique role in fostering shared services and intergovernmental collaboration.

E.J. Giovannetti
Hopkins-Huebner Law
Former Polk County Supervisor and 20-year Mayor of Urbandale

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We appreciate the approach used by the
Taxpayers Association of Central Iowa with our local governments ... Though unafraid to ask tough questions ... the association respects the ultimate decision-making role of elected officials and works with them to find appropriate solutions.

Gerard Neugent
CEO, Knapp Properties

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But for the Taxpayers Association of Central Iowa, property taxpayers in Polk County would be double-paying for indigent health care. We all want good health care for our vulnerable populations, but we don't want to pay for it twice ... We are directly saving at least $10 million per year as a result of the Taxpayers Association of Central Iowa's work.

C. Marc Ward
Fredrikson-Byron Law
Board of Trustees Broadlawns Medical Center

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The Taxpayers Association of Central Iowa is an independent, non-partisan organization encouraging efficient, effective government. Membership is open to individuals and businesses in the greater Des Moines area. Smart government contributes to a higher quality of life at an affordable cost. 

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Where we acknowledge the outstanding efforts of local entities.