Friday, December 14, 2018

Category: 2018 Session Information

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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, ...

Free Fishing Weekend in June

Free Fishing Weekend in June

With the weather getting nicer people are excited to get outdoors to fish. People fishing over the age of 16 must have a valid Iowa fishing license. Fishing licenses for Iowa resi ...

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Protecting Iowa’s Veterans from Fraud

Protecting Iowa’s Veterans from Fraud

A bill was signed into law this week that would help protect Iowa’s veterans from fraud. The bill, Senate File 2200, takes steps to safeguard veterans from organizations wanting t ...

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Additional Protections for Consumer Data Breaches Becomes Law

Additional Protections for Consumer Data Breaches Becomes Law

A bill that provides more protections for consumers that have their credit stolen became law recently. Senate File 2177 expanded options for consumers to get a security freeze, wh ...

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2018 Weekly Bill Tracking, Thurs. April 12 – Wed. April 18

2018 Weekly Bill Tracking, Thurs. April 12 – Wed. April 18

WEEKLY BILL TRACKING Thurs. April 12 – Wed. April 18, 2018 HOUSE DEMOCRATIC RESEARCH STAFF Appropriations HF 2429       Transportation Budget. Appropriates a total of $380,792,669 ...

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State Budget Remains Uncertain

State Budget Remains Uncertain

The scheduled date of adjournment has come and gone for the Iowa Legislature, but there is still a lot of work that remains on the state’s budget. The Iowa House took the first st ...

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Inside the Iowa House: Session Goes Into Overtime

Inside the Iowa House: Session Goes Into Overtime

The 2018 Legislature was scheduled to adjourn on Tuesday, April 17 but it won’t happen anytime soon.  That’s because another week has gone by and GOP leaders who control both the ...

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Iowa Lawmakers: Trump Administration Must Reverse Course on Tariffs, Trade War

Iowa Lawmakers: Trump Administration Must Reverse Course on Tariffs, Trade War

Iowa Lawmakers: Trump Administration Must Reverse Course on Tariffs, Trade War Democratic lawmakers in the Iowa House filed a resolution today calling on Iowa Republican elected o ...

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