Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Broadband Bill Sent to House Floor

The Iowa House is working on a bill to expand high-speed internet access to more Iowans, especially in rural areas. ...

Use Social Media to Report Potholes to Iowa DOT

With warmer weather comes many potholes along roads in Iowa. The Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT) is working ...

Education Budget Supports Lower Tuition,  Expanding Early Childhood Education

Democrats supported a plan to grow Iowa’s skilled workforce with lower tuition at Iowa’s community colleges and sta ...

Lawmakers: Expand Investigation into Branstad Administration Scandals

Iowa lawmakers are calling on the Government Oversight Committee to expand its investigation into the Branstad Admi ...

Increase to Tax Credits for Volunteer Firefighters, EMT and Police

The House voted this week to double the tax credit available to volunteer firefighters and emergency medical techni ...

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Winckler Announces Bid for Re-Election to Iowa House

Winckler Announces Bid for Re-Election to Iowa House

State Representative Cindy Winckler of Davenport announced today that she will seek re-election to the Iowa House of Representatives in House District 90, which includes Southern parts of Davenport and the city of Buffalo. Winckler, who is currently ...

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Broadband Bill Sent to House Floor

Broadband Bill Sent to House Floor

The Iowa House is working on a bill to expand high-speed internet access to more Iowans, especially in rural areas. Under the House plan, companies would be eligible for a 10 year property tax exemption on newly installed and completed broadband infr ...

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Use Social Media to Report Potholes to Iowa DOT

Use Social Media to Report Potholes to Iowa DOT

With warmer weather comes many potholes along roads in Iowa. The Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT) is working to fill those potholes around the state, while counties and cities are doing the same.  The DOT spends approximately $4 million each y ...

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Youth are Encouraged to Participate in Leadership Programs

Youth are Encouraged to Participate in Leadership Programs

The Iowa Youth Congress (IYC) and the State of Iowa Youth Advisory Council (SIYAC) are accepting applications for their 2014-2015 programs.  Iowa youth of all backgrounds and experiences are encouraged to apply to either/both programs.  Both the IYC ...

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Isenhart Announces Re-Election to Iowa House

Isenhart Announces Re-Election to Iowa House

State Representative Charles Isenhart of Dubuque announced today that he will seek re-election to the Iowa House of Representatives in House District 100, which includes northeastern parts of Dubuque. Isenhart is currently serving his fifth term in t ...

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Education Budget Supports Lower Tuition,  Expanding Early Childhood Education

Education Budget Supports Lower Tuition, Expanding Early Childhood Education

Democrats supported a plan to grow Iowa’s skilled workforce with lower tuition at Iowa’s community colleges and state universities today while also expanding early childhood education to more Iowa kids. With a skilled worker shortage on the horizon,  ...

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Lawmakers: Expand Investigation into Branstad Administration Scandals

Lawmakers: Expand Investigation into Branstad Administration Scandals

Iowa lawmakers are calling on the Government Oversight Committee to expand its investigation into the Branstad Administration today. “Over the last few weeks, we’ve learned that we can no longer count on the Branstad Administration to provide accurat ...

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