Tuesday, April 21, 2015

219 GOP Pink Slips to Teachers; Another 332 Positions Unfilled Next Year

219 GOP Pink Slips to Teachers; Another 332 Positions Unfilled Next Year Web Page Launched on School Funding Crisis ...

House Republicans Refuse to Compromise; Send Members Home Early

House Republicans Refuse to Compromise; Send Members Home Early Des Moines, Iowa – Instead of working to reach comp ...

House Approves Uber and other Transportation Network Companies

Uber is the most well-known example of a transportation network company (TNC) which allows customers to find rides ...

Budget Panel Optimistic About Iowa Economy

A non-partisan group of budget experts met last week and they continue to be optimistic about Iowa’s economy, with ...

Protecting Local Pharmacies & Keeping Prescriptions Affordable

The House unanimously passed a bill to give the Insurance Commissioner explicit authority to investigate and impose ...

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House Leader Mark Smith: Inside the Iowa House, 4-21-15

House Leader Mark Smith: Inside the Iowa House, 4-21-15

Despite our efforts to compromise, the school funding crisis hit another unfortunate milestone this week as schools were forced to set their budget for the upcoming school year without knowing how much money they will get from the state. Iowans are j ...

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219 GOP Pink Slips to Teachers; Another 332 Positions Unfilled Next Year

219 GOP Pink Slips to Teachers; Another 332 Positions Unfilled Next Year

219 GOP Pink Slips to Teachers; Another 332 Positions Unfilled Next Year Web Page Launched on School Funding Crisis According to a survey of Iowa Superintendents, at least 219 teachers will receive pink slips this month and another 332 school positio ...

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Weekly Bill Tracking April 9-April 15

Weekly Bill Tracking April 9-April 15

WEEKLY BILL TRACKING Thurs. Apr.9 – Wed. Apr.15, 2015 HOUSE DEMOCRATIC RESEARCH STAFF   Agriculture HF 583         Effluent from Animal Truck Wash Facilities. Tightens regulations on livestock truck washes by moving them into the animal feeding ...

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House Republicans Refuse to Compromise; Send Members Home Early

House Republicans Refuse to Compromise; Send Members Home Early

House Republicans Refuse to Compromise; Send Members Home Early Des Moines, Iowa – Instead of working to reach compromise and resolve the school funding crisis, House Republicans scrapped debate today and sent many of their members home early for the ...

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Weekly Bill Tracking April 2-April 8

Weekly Bill Tracking April 2-April 8

WEEKLY BILL TRACKING Thurs. Apr.2 – Wed. Apr.8, 2015 HOUSE DEMOCRATIC RESEARCH STAFF     Agriculture HF 529         Drainage District Notifications. Makes changes to notice requirements relating to mergers of drainage districts, competitive ...

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Weekly Bill Tracking, March 26- April 1

Weekly Bill Tracking, March 26- April 1

WEEKLY BILL TRACKING Thurs. Mar. 26 – Wed. Apr. 1, 2015 HOUSE DEMOCRATIC RESEARCH STAFF   Agriculture HF 578         Observation of Investigation. An owner of a property cannot be prohibited from observing an investigation and taking pictures on ...

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House Approves Uber and other Transportation Network Companies

House Approves Uber and other Transportation Network Companies

Uber is the most well-known example of a transportation network company (TNC) which allows customers to find rides through a network application or a digital network. While it is important to have these new, innovative companies coming into Iowa’s co ...

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