Sunday, December 16, 2018

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  • Rep. Prichard to Lead Iowa House Democrats

    Rep. Prichard to Lead Iowa House Democrats

    PRICHARD TO LEAD IOWA HOUSE DEMOCRATS Oldson Elected As Democratic Whip Des Moines, Iowa – State Representative Todd Prichard of Charles City was elected today to serve as the new ...

  • Inside the Iowa House: The Truth about IPERS

    Inside the Iowa House: The Truth about IPERS

    Over the last week, Iowans have heard a lot about the future of IPERS, which is the retirement system for about 1 in 10 Iowans. Today, IPERS pays out $1.6 billion to retirees every ...

  • Iowa Judicial Branch Releases Judicial Directory Before Election

    Iowa Judicial Branch Releases Judicial Directory B...

    The Iowa Judicial Branch released background information and professional qualifications of each judge up for judicial retention this year called the Voters Judicial Directory.  Th ...

  • Fall Trout Stocking

    Fall Trout Stocking

    Every year, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) stocks trout in several urban lakes across the state.  During the months of October and November, the DNR will release 1, ...

Survey Shows Iowa Providers Still Struggling with Medicaid Privatization

Survey Shows Iowa Providers Still Struggling with Medicaid Privatization

Iowa Providers Still Struggling with Medicaid Privatization Fewer Services, Rising Costs Cited in New Provider Survey DES MOINES – A new survey released today finds Iowa Medicaid ...

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New Laws Hit the Books July 1

New Laws Hit the Books July 1

Iowans about several new laws that will take effect on July 1, the start of the state’s new fiscal year. Investing in Iowa’s Future and Rural Iowa •    Revamped our career and job ...

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2016 Legislative Session: Closing Day Remarks from House Democratic Leader Mark Smith

2016 Legislative Session: Closing Day Remarks from House Democratic Leader Mark Smith

2016 Legislative Session: Closing Day Remarks from House Democratic Leader Mark Smith Thank you, Madam Speaker. And thank you to Majority Leader Hagenow as well. It has been a pri ...

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Republicans Slash Millions from Water Quality Plan Passed Just 3 Days Ago

Republicans Slash Millions from Water Quality Plan Passed Just 3 Days Ago

In a spending plan released by Republicans today, lawmakers learned efforts to improve water quality passed just three days ago would now be scaled back by $2 million next year. “ ...

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2016 Second Funnel: Bills Still Eligible for Debate

2016 Second Funnel: Bills Still Eligible for Debate

Last week, the Legislature hit the second self-imposed deadline we use to narrow the number of bills still eligible for debate, called the funnel. This week by rule the House can ...

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Sharon Steckman Announces Run for Fifth Term in Iowa House

Sharon Steckman Announces Run for Fifth Term in Iowa House

State Representative Sharon Steckman of Mason City announced today that she will seek re-election to the Iowa House of Representatives in District 53, which includes Mason City, R ...

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Gaskill Announces Run for Re-Election in Iowa House

Gaskill Announces Run for Re-Election in Iowa House

State Representative Mary Gaskill, D-Ottumwa, announced today that she will seek re-election to the Iowa House of Representatives in House District 81, including the cities of Ott ...

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