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Surplus to Deficits — The GOP Budget Mess

Surplus to Deficits — The GOP Budget Mess

Memo To: Iowa Statehouse Reporters From: Rep. Chris Hall, Ranking Member of House Appropriations Committee Date: March 29, 2017 Re: Surplus to Deficit -- The GOP Budget Mess As th ...

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Weekly Bill Tracking, Thurs. Mar. 16 – Wed. Mar. 22, 2017

Weekly Bill Tracking, Thurs. Mar. 16 – Wed. Mar. 22, 2017

WEEKLY BILL TRACKING Thurs. Mar. 16 – Wed. Mar. 22, 2017 HOUSE DEMOCRATIC RESEARCH STAFF   Agriculture SF 447          CAFO Nuisance Excemption.  Creates a permanent nuisance ...

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Inside the Iowa House: Special Interests First

Inside the Iowa House: Special Interests First

The 2017 Iowa Legislature just passed the halfway mark. What we’ve learned so far from the Republican majority is deeply troubling. Instead of focusing on the priorities of Iowans ...

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Weekly Bill Tracking, Thurs. Mar. 9 – Wed. Mar. 15, 2017

Weekly Bill Tracking, Thurs. Mar. 9 – Wed. Mar. 15, 2017

WEEKLY BILL TRACKING Thurs. Mar. 9 – Wed. Mar. 15, 2017 HOUSE DEMOCRATIC RESEARCH STAFF   Agriculture HF 440         Extension Council Expense Reports.  HF 440 Provides exten ...

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Republican Voter Suppression Bill Advances

Republican Voter Suppression Bill Advances

A controversial bill that will make it harder over for 200,000 Iowans to vote is expected to pass the Iowa House this week. The legislation has been pushed by Republican lawmakers ...

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Weekly Bill Tracking, Thurs. Mar. 2 – Wed. Mar. 8, 2017

Weekly Bill Tracking, Thurs. Mar. 2 – Wed. Mar. 8, 2017

WEEKLY BILL TRACKING Thurs. Mar. 2 – Wed. Mar. 8, 2017 HOUSE DEMOCRATIC RESEARCH STAFF Agriculture HF 469         Soil and Water Commissioner Election.  Allows that two of five so ...

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First Funnel 2017: List of Eligible Bills

First Funnel 2017: List of Eligible Bills

On Friday, March 3rd, the Legislature hit the first self-imposed deadline to narrow the number of bills still eligible for debate, called the "funnel". While there are a few excep ...

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