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Thanks for the traffic…

By |2007-10-22T14:38:50-05:00October 22nd, 2007|Categories: Uncategorized|

A big thank you to Gordon Fischer over at Iowa True Blue for linking to our new House Democratic Caucus site.  You're the best.... The support from a number of statewide blogs has been excellent.  Thank you to those over at Bleeding Heartland, Iowa Independent, and others....we'll be regularly updating our blogroll.

Ficken Announces Candidacy for HD 23

By |2007-10-22T08:00:24-05:00October 22nd, 2007|Categories: Candidates 2011|

From the Waterloo Courier: A former high school teacher and coach will run for state representative in House District 23, which includes Buchanan and part of Black Hawk counties. Gene Ficken of Independence, a Democrat, is running for the Iowa House seat occuped by Republican Dan Ramsussen. Ficken was a science instructor for 33 years at [...]

Statehouse News [10/18/07]

By |2007-10-18T12:32:46-05:00October 18th, 2007|Categories: Budget|

*********************************************** Iowa House of Representatives STATEHOUSE NEWS — October 18, 2007 *********************************************** *********************************************** FORMER GOVERNORS REPORT ON HEALTH CARE PUBLIC HEARINGS Last week, former Governors Terry Branstad and Tom Vilsack presented their report on the three health care public hearings that took place during September. The public hearings were held in connection with the Legislative Commission [...]

Legislators Tour Women's Correctional Facility

By |2007-10-15T10:46:28-05:00October 15th, 2007|Categories: Uncategorized|

Iowa legislators on the State Prison System Planning Study Committee toured the Iowa Correctional Institute for Women in Mitchelville yesterday. According to the Iowa Department of Corrections, the facility was designed to hold 443 inmantes, but the inmate population this year has averaged 609. In today's Des Moines Register, State Representative Todd Taylor of Cedar Rapids [...]

Revenue Estimates Coming In

By |2007-10-14T16:33:10-05:00October 14th, 2007|Categories: Budget, Uncategorized|

The Revenue Estimating Conference (REC) held their quarterly meeting yester and increased their revenue estimate for FY 2008, from 4.2% to 5.1%. This means the state is estimated to experience an increase in revenues of $288.6 million over FY 2007, an increase of $49.1 million since the April 7th estimate. Revenue coming in to the state [...]

House Passes Minimum Wage Increase

By |2007-01-30T10:46:29-05:00January 30th, 2007|Categories: Jobs & Economy|

House Democrats in the Iowa House have approved a minimum wage increase. The bill, House File 1, raises Iowa’s minimum wage by $2.10 per hour and will be the first increase in nearly a decade. According to a study released last year by an Iowa research organization, 75% of the 270,000 Iowa workers who will benefit [...]

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