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2019 Weekly Bill Tracking, Thurs. February 7 – Wed. February 13

By |2019-02-14T15:28:11-05:00February 14th, 2019|Categories: 2019 Session Information, Recent News|

WEEKLY BILL TRACKING Thurs. Feb. 7 – Wed. Feb. 13, 2019 HOUSE DEMOCRATIC RESEARCH STAFF   Appropriations HF 307         Transportation Equity. Appropriates $19 million to the Transportation Equity Fund under the Department of Management, and establishes an appropriation for the fund for future years. Also appropriates an additional $2.3 million to the school aid formula for [...]

2019 Weekly Bill Tracking, Thurs. January 31 – Wed. February 6

By |2019-03-11T13:14:12-05:00February 7th, 2019|Categories: 2019 Session Information, Recent News|

WEEKLY BILL TRACKING Thurs. Jan. 31 – Wed. Feb. 6, 2019 HOUSE DEMOCRATIC RESEARCH STAFF Agriculture HF 8              Commercial Animal Establishment License Change.  HF 8 eliminates the requirement to provide an identification number (tax ID or Social Security number) when applying for a license to run a commercial nonagricultural animal facility.(Passed Agriculture 12-11) to House Calendar [...]

Inside the Iowa House: Working Together to Improve the Lives of Everyday Iowans

By |2019-02-06T12:10:17-05:00February 6th, 2019|Categories: 2019 Session Information, Featured, Recent News|

The 2019 Legislative Session is well underway.  I’m excited about the opportunities this year to work together and address some of the challenges facing our state. As the Leader of Iowa House Democrats, our caucus is proposing several ideas this year that will improve the lives of everyday Iowans. First, we need to make health care [...]

Power Grab: GOP Lawmakers Plan to Inject Politics in Iowa Courts

By |2019-02-05T13:51:23-05:00February 5th, 2019|Categories: 2019 Session Information, Featured, Recent News|

Iowa judges are selected using a merit selection process. A nonpartisan commission nominates qualified individuals to fill each judicial selection. Judicial nominees are then chosen from these merit based nominations from the commissions. Judicial nominating commissions are required by Iowa’s Constitution. In 1962, the state Constitution was updated to require vacancies in the Supreme Court and [...]

Iowa House Republicans Ignore the Votes of 29 Iowans

By |2019-01-28T20:38:19-05:00January 28th, 2019|Categories: 2019 Session Information, Featured, Recent News|

In the first vote in the Iowa House in 2019, Republican lawmakers voted to deny 29 Iowans their right to vote. On a straight party line vote, the House passed the Majority Report to disenfranchise 29 voters from Winneshiek County in the election contest filed by Kayla Koether of Decorah. "As a voter who could not [...]

GOP Lawmakers Shut Out Iowa Voters in Election Contest

By |2019-01-23T12:00:36-05:00January 23rd, 2019|Categories: 2019 Session Information, Featured, Recent News|

Republican lawmakers in charge of the Election Contest Committee said late Tuesday that they will not allow disenfranchised voters or any witnesses to testify for the committee before sending a report to the full House. “I’m disappointed that the majority party isn’t allowing us to have an actual committee hearing - we need to hear testimony [...]

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