Des Moines/Polk County reporter for The Des Moines Register. Tips? español. “Be joyful, though you have considered all the facts.”

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MacKenzie Elmer, public safety reporter, has been with The Des Moines Register since July 2014. MacKenzie has a passion for investigative news and speaks fluent Spanish. Tips? Reach her at, on Twitter at @mckelmer or by phone at 515-284-8088.

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.@AP reporting that lawmakers have reached a deal on sweeping tax reform: 
More on what cutting the corporate tax rate could mean for Iowa, this time in terms of state tax credits used to lure businesses: (from @kevinmhardy & @brianneDMR )
RT @DMRegister: Despite Steve King's polarizing remarks about cultural diversity, Gov. Kim Reynolds says she will retain him as co-…
RT @seungminkim: He says “in exchange for DACA,” not “in exchange for the Dream Act.” For what it’s worth!! 
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