Friday, December 19, 2014

Renewal for Iowa Health and Wellness Plan Begins

Iowans who received health insurance through the Iowa Health and Wellness Plan this year have now started the proce ...

House Democrats Select Committee Assignments

House Democratic Leader Mark Smith of Marshalltown today announced committee assignments and appointed the Ranking ...

Nominations Open for STEM Teacher Education Awards

For every three Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) jobs in Iowa, there is only one STEM-qualif ...

State Budget Hearings Begin this Month

The Legislature will be working on the fiscal year 2016 budget when the new General Assembly convenes in January. A ...

House Democrats Elect Four Assistant Leaders

Four democratic representatives have been selected by their colleagues to serve as Assistant Minority Leaders in th ...

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Renewal for Iowa Health and Wellness Plan Begins

Renewal for Iowa Health and Wellness Plan Begins

Iowans who received health insurance through the Iowa Health and Wellness Plan this year have now started the process of renewing their membership for next year. Every twelve months, members are required to renew their membership to verify eligibilit ...

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House Democrats Select Committee Assignments

House Democrats Select Committee Assignments

House Democratic Leader Mark Smith of Marshalltown today announced committee assignments and appointed the Ranking Members of House Committees for the 2015 legislative session. “House Democrats are ready to work together for a productive session next ...

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Nominations Open for STEM Teacher Education Awards

Nominations Open for STEM Teacher Education Awards

For every three Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) jobs in Iowa, there is only one STEM-qualified job seeker. The Iowa STEM Advisory Council is seeking to change that through a STEM Teacher Education Award. The award would go to ...

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State Budget Hearings Begin this Month

State Budget Hearings Begin this Month

The Legislature will be working on the fiscal year 2016 budget when the new General Assembly convenes in January. At that time, the Legislature will review the budget requests made by the State departments and agencies, as well as the recommendations ...

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House Democrats Elect Four Assistant Leaders

House Democrats Elect Four Assistant Leaders

Four democratic representatives have been selected by their colleagues to serve as Assistant Minority Leaders in the Iowa House of Representatives for the 2015 legislative session. Representative Ako Abdul-Samad of Des Moines, elected to the post in ...

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Meet Our New Member: Abby FInkenauer

Meet Our New Member: Abby FInkenauer

Abby Finkenauer grew up a daughter of a Union Pipefitter Welder and a 17-year Dubuque Community Schools employee. She was taught at a very early age that in a working class household, you must say,"Yes," to every opportunity and when there was work t ...

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Smith to Continue As Leader of House Democrats

Smith to Continue As Leader of House Democrats

State Representative Mark Smith of Marshalltown was elected today to continue on as Iowa House Democratic Leader.  Leader Smith was first elected to the post last fall and led House Democrats during the 2014 Legislative Session. “I’m honored to be ch ...

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