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Budget Cuts Signed into Law; Questions Remain at State House

Budget Cuts Signed into Law; Questions Remain at State House

As Governor Reynolds signed $35 million of budget cuts in to law this week, it is looking more and more likely that lawmakers will be working overtime to close out the 2018 legisl ...

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Senate Begins Work on New Voucher Plan

Senate Begins Work on New Voucher Plan

The Iowa Senate has begun work on a new bill that would shift hundreds of millions in taxpayer dollars from public schools to private schools. The bill creates a new voucher progr ...

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Winter Energy Bill Assistance Ends April 1

Winter Energy Bill Assistance Ends April 1

With the winter season coming to an end, some Iowans who are experiencing hardships may have their utilities shut off as the Iowa's winter moratorium law ends April 1. The morator ...

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2018 Weekly Bill Tracking, Thurs. March 22 – Wed. March 28

2018 Weekly Bill Tracking, Thurs. March 22 – Wed. March 28

WEEKLY BILL TRACKING Thurs. March 22 – Wed. March 28, 2018 HOUSE DEMOCRATIC RESEARCH STAFF Appropriations SF 2117       De-Appropriations. The agreed to de-appropriations budget r ...

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

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

WEEKLY BILL TRACKING Thurs. March 15 – Wed. March 21, 2018 HOUSE DEMOCRATIC RESEARCH STAFF Appropriations SF 2117       De-Appropriations. The agreed to de-appropriations budget r ...

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Lawmakers Push for Answers on State Income Tax Refund Delays

Lawmakers Push for Answers on State Income Tax Refund Delays

Lawmakers Push for Answers on State Income Tax Refund Delays Iowa lawmakers sent a letter to the Reynolds Administration today to get more information for Iowans who have had thei ...

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Second Funnel 2018: List of Eligible Bills

Second Funnel 2018: List of Eligible Bills

On Friday, March 15, the Legislature hit the second  self-imposed deadline to narrow the number of bills still eligible for debate, called the “funnel”. While there are a few exce ...

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