|Branstad: I Am Willing to Limit Governor Ability to Move Money Around (desmoinesregister.com)|
Branstad: I'm Willing to Limit the Governor's Ability to Move Money Around
January 25, 2011
By: Jennifer Jacobs
Last week state Rep. Tyler Olson, D-Cedar Rapids, proposed reining in the governor's control over the purse strings. He offered the idea as an amendment to the Taxpayers First Act, an omnibus Republican-proposed bill that increases and decreases spending in various areas of this year's budget.
Olson withdrew the amendment after state Rep. Scott Raecker, R-Urbandale, promised that House Republicans would not move forward on a two-year budget without Branstad's signature on a bill that restricts transfer authority.
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