Hundreds of Iowans were thrown out of a public tax hearing in Iowa's State House on Tuesday. Lawmakers ordered the room cleared after they were interrupted several times.

The hearing was to debate a proposal that would have ended the practice of deducting the amount paid in federal income taxes from Iowan's state taxes. Democrats have proposed a lower state income tax rate to compensate for the change.

The Des Moines Register has more details here.

This video is from KCCI, broadcast Mar. 31, 2009.

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