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Iowa's Energy Independence Plan

By |2007-12-14T16:11:54-05:00December 14th, 2007|Categories: Environment, Jobs & Economy|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Commissioned by the Iowa Legislature and Governor Chet Culver earlier this year, the Iowa Office of Energy Independence released the Iowa Plan for Energy Independence today, which aims to make Iowa energy independent by 2025.   State Representative Nathan Reichert of Muscatine helped draft the legislation last spring and now serves on the Iowa Power Fund Board of [...]

REC Boosts Revenue Estimates

By |2007-12-12T15:46:22-05:00December 12th, 2007|Categories: Budget|Tags: , , , , |

The Revenue Estimating Conference met yesterday and provided a small boost to the fiscal year 2008 revenue estimate and maintained a modest revenue estimate for FY 2009. They increased their net revenue estimate for FY 2008, from 5.1% to 6.0%. This means the state is estimated to experience an increase in revenues of $337.1 million over [...]

The Week Ahead, December 10

By |2007-12-10T10:19:01-05:00December 10th, 2007|Categories: Uncategorized|

Administrative Rules Review Committee Tuesday, December 11, 2007 at 9:00AM Room 22, State Capitol Sustainable Funding for Natural Resources Study Committee Tuesday, December 11, 2007 at 10:00AM Rm 102, Supreme Court Consult Rm, State Capitol Revenue Estimating Conference Tuesday, December 11, 2007 at 1:00PM Rm 103, Supreme Court Chamber, State Capitol Freedom of Information, Open Meetings, [...]

One Week Left for Iowans to File Microsoft Claim

By |2007-12-07T15:18:25-05:00December 7th, 2007|Categories: Uncategorized|

Iowans have until December 14, 2007 to file a claim in the class action lawsuit brought against the Microsoft Corporation.  Any citizen, business, or government that purchased Microsoft software (or purchased a computer with it pre-installed) are eligible for a cash payment or voucher.  The settlement applies to Microsoft purchases between May 18, 1994, and June 30, 2006.  [...]

More Progess, Fiscal Responsibility in 2008

By |2007-12-04T09:27:10-05:00December 4th, 2007|Categories: Budget|

House Democrats held a planning session for the 2008 legislative session on Monday at the State Capitol and said they will build on the progress made in 2007 for middle class families while balancing the state budget. According to the non-partisan Legislative Services Agency, the State of Iowa’s savings accounts are full at $592 million, which [...]

Home Heating Assistance Now Available

By |2007-11-28T12:15:37-05:00November 28th, 2007|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Home heating assistance for Iowa families is now available through community action agencies across Iowa. Eligibility for the program, called LIHEAP, is is based on annual income and families of all sizes may apply. For example, a family of four with an annual income of $30,975 or less is eligible for assistance and single Iowans with [...]

Fedler Announces Bid for House District 91

By |2007-11-26T22:39:44-05:00November 26th, 2007|Categories: Candidates 2011|

West Point Mayor and US Army veteran Ron Fedler today declared his bid for state representative in House District 91, which includes Henry County and northern Lee County. “After serving my country and community for over 30 years, I’m ready to listen to Iowans and serve as their representative at the Statehouse. My experience has prepared [...]

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