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2018 Weekly Bill Tracking, Thurs. Feb. 15 – Wed. Feb. 21

2018 Weekly Bill Tracking, Thurs. Feb. 15 – Wed. Feb. 21

WEEKLY BILL TRACKING Thurs. Feb. 15 – Wed. Feb. 21, 2018 HOUSE DEMOCRATIC RESEARCH STAFF   Agriculture HF 2119       Fish CAFO Calculation. Changes the calculation of fish un ...

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Sports Betting Bill Passes the First Hurdle

Sports Betting Bill Passes the First Hurdle

Iowans soon may not have to fly to Las Vegas to bet on their favorite sporting activity and could be able to place a bet right here in Iowa. A House committee recently approved le ...

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House Moves to Protect Consumers Identity from Skimming Devices

House Moves to Protect Consumers Identity from Skimming Devices

The Iowa House passed legislation to help protect consumers from devices designed to skim or scan credit card numbers used at places like ATMs and gas pumps. While current Iowa la ...

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House Passes a 1-Year Plan to Assist Transportation Costs for Schools

House Passes a 1-Year Plan to Assist Transportation Costs for Schools

The Iowa House has passed a bill that would provide temporary relief of one year to schools with the highest transportation costs. Last year, the Senate passed a bill with a compr ...

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First Funnel 2018: List of Eligible Bills

First Funnel 2018: List of Eligible Bills

On Friday, February 16, 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 exc ...

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House Holds Public Hearing on Budget Cuts

House Holds Public Hearing on Budget Cuts

At the request of House Democrats, the House held a special public hearing on the proposed budget cuts from the Governor and Republican lawmakers. The public hearing was a chance ...

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2018 Weekly Bill Tracking, Thurs. Feb. 8 – Wed. Feb. 14

2018 Weekly Bill Tracking, Thurs. Feb. 8 – Wed. Feb. 14

WEEKLY BILL TRACKING Thurs. Feb. 8 – Wed. Feb. 14, 2018 HOUSE DEMOCRATIC RESEARCH STAFF     Agriculture HF 2260       Pesticides in Lakes. Creates a new civil penalty fo ...

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