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Democrats Offer Medical Cannabis Plan in Final Days of Session

Democrats Offer Medical Cannabis Plan in Final Days of Session

DEMOCRATS: TIME FOR ACTION ON MEDICAL CANNABIS PLAN OFFERED TO ONE OF THE FINAL BILLS STILL ALIVE IN IOWA LEGISLATURE State Representative Bob Kressig, D-Cedar Falls, and State Re ...

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House Leader Mark Smith: Inside the Iowa House, Making Public Schools 1st Again

House Leader Mark Smith: Inside the Iowa House, Making Public Schools 1st Again

The annual debate over public schools started up in the Iowa House again this week and Iowans will likely have a sense a déjà vu. Republicans in the House took a bill sent over fr ...

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Schools Warn: Class Sizes Will Rise if  State Investment Falls Short Again Next Year

Schools Warn: Class Sizes Will Rise if State Investment Falls Short Again Next Year

According to a new survey, over 90% of school administrators said another year of stagnant state funding would lead to higher class sizes in their own school. “Iowa’s local educat ...

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REPUBLICANS REFUSE TO INVESTIGATE BRANSTAD’S $4.8 BILLION MEDICAID MESS

REPUBLICANS REFUSE TO INVESTIGATE BRANSTAD’S $4.8 BILLION MEDICAID MESS

Despite allegations of improper political influence, Rep. Bobby Kauffman and House Republicans are refusing to investigate Governor Branstad’s rush to privatize Iowa’s $4.8 billio ...

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Lawmakers Request Oversight Investigation on Misconduct in Medicaid Privatization

Lawmakers Request Oversight Investigation on Misconduct in Medicaid Privatization

After new allegations surfaced yesterday about improper political influence during the award process for privatizing the state’s Medicaid program, four Iowa lawmakers on the House ...

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Now Hiring Communications Interns for 2016 Session

Now Hiring Communications Interns for 2016 Session

Communications Internship Democratic Caucus – Iowa House of Representatives Description: Interns will work directly with Democratic members of the Iowa House of Representatives at ...

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Iowans Lose Education Funding and Mental Health Services because Republicans Ignore Call for Special Session

Iowans Lose Education Funding and Mental Health Services because Republicans Ignore Call for Special Session

With the new school year starting in a few weeks, Republican lawmakers ignored their constituents and refused the call for a special session to overturn Governor Branstad’s reckle ...

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