Sunday, April 23, 2017

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  • Weekly Bill Tracking, Thurs. Apr. 6 – Wed. Apr. 12, 2017

    Weekly Bill Tracking, Thurs. Apr. 6 – Wed. Apr. ...

    WEEKLY BILL TRACKING Thurs. Apr. 6 – Wed. Apr. 12, 2017 HOUSE DEMOCRATIC RESEARCH STAFF Appropriations HF 438         Housing Assistance from Veterans Trust Fund. States that money ...

  • Weekly Bill Tracking, Thurs. Mar. 30 – Wed. Apr. 5, 2017

    Weekly Bill Tracking, Thurs. Mar. 30 – Wed. Apr....

    WEEKLY BILL TRACKING Thurs. Mar. 30 – Wed. Apr. 5, 2017 HOUSE DEMOCRATIC RESEARCH STAFF   Agriculture HF 617         IDALS Code Cleanup.  Iowa Department of Agriculture and La ...

  • Second Funnel: List of Bills

    Second Funnel: List of Bills

    On Friday, March 31, 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 except ...

  • Weekly Bill Tracking, Thurs. Mar. 23 – Wed. Mar. 29, 2017

    Weekly Bill Tracking, Thurs. Mar. 23 – Wed. Mar....

    WEEKLY BILL TRACKING Thurs. Mar. 23 – Wed. Mar. 29, 2017 HOUSE DEMOCRATIC RESEARCH STAFF   Agriculture SF 362          Animal Pathogens on Fairgrounds.  A state or county fair ...

Avian Flu Continues to Spread

Avian Flu Continues to Spread

Eight Iowa facilities have now been infected with avian flu, bringing the total number of infected chicken and turkeys to 10 million. Most of the losses have been egg-laying hens. ...

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Iowa House Democrats Rural Caucus for 2015 Session

Iowa House Democrats Rural Caucus for 2015 Session

Over the last 50 years, many rural communities have experienced a significant decline in population. A vibrant ag economy is critical to a strong economy and creating jobs in comm ...

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Help for First Time Farmers

Help for First Time Farmers

Iowans wanting to get into agriculture must overcome numerous hurdles. In order to keep Iowa’s agricultural economy strong, we must ensure that first time farmers have the resourc ...

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Re-Vitalizing Rural Iowa

Re-Vitalizing Rural Iowa

Over the last 50 years, many rural communities have experienced a significant decline in population. We all must work together to re-populate rural Iowa and capitalize on the stre ...

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Keeping Iowa’s Water Clean

Keeping Iowa’s Water Clean

This summer, thousands of Iowans will be swimming, fishing, and boating in and on our lakes and rivers. Those recreational opportunities are even better with clean water. Over the ...

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Agriculture Provides Tremendous Economic Impact in Iowa

Agriculture Provides Tremendous Economic Impact in Iowa

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) just released the final 2012 Census of Agriculture results sharing a wide-range of information ...

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Corn Checkoff Updates Get Signed Into Law

Corn Checkoff Updates Get Signed Into Law

Expanding foreign markets and uses of Iowa’s corn crop, which improves Iowa’s economy, will be the result of legislation adopted by the Iowa House this week, if it becomes law. Un ...

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