Month: May 2020

Polk County forgoes tax cut as pandemic hobbles horse racing, other revenue sources – Des Moines Register

CLOSE Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds holds a news conference on COVID-19 in Johnston on May 5, 2020. Des Moines Register Before the COVID-19 pandemic hit, Polk County supervisors were mulling whether they could lower the county’s property tax levy next year. But without millions of dollars coming in from county-owned facilities such as the Prairie Meadows racetrack…