WEEKLY BILL TRACKING Thurs. Feb 2 – Wed. Feb. 8, 2017 HOUSE DEMOCRATIC RESEARCH STAFF Appropriations SF 166 State Supplemental Aid (SSA). Sets increase in state school funding in FY 2 ...Read More »
Republican lawmakers at the State Capitol are fast tracking their bill to shortchange public schools. They just don't want to listen to Iowans. They’ve proposed just a 1.1% increase next year. That's ...Read More »
WEEKLY BILL TRACKING Thurs. Jan 26 – Wed. Feb 1, 2017 HOUSE DEMOCRATIC RESEARCH STAFF Appropriations HF 136 State Supplemental Aid (SSA). The bill provides a total in state school fund ...Read More »
The first order of business this session for Governor Branstad and Republican lawmakers is fixing the state budget deficit they created this year with over $117 million in state budget cuts. Their mid ...Read More »
Over the last six years, legislative Republicans have touted budget “principles” in an effort to convince Iowans they are responsible stewards of tax dollars. However, as the state faces a $110 millio ...Read More »
Legislative Democrats alarmed by potential impact of deep, mid-year budget cuts Sharp cuts by legislative Republicans threaten public safety, education and human services Democratic leaders of the Iow ...Read More »
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