Monday, March 27, 2017

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Celebrating 25 Years of REAP

Celebrating 25 Years of REAP

The Iowa House of Representatives unanimously adopted a resolution this week commending all Iowans who have contributed their time, energy, and commitment to ensure the success of ...

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Bill Summary: HF 2289 Unmanned Aerial Vehicles/ Drones

Bill Summary: HF 2289 Unmanned Aerial Vehicles/ Drones

HF 2289 Unmanned Aerial Vehicles/ Drones Summary The bill adds language to the definition of “course of conduct” under stalking (chapter 708.11) so that it would be illegal to use ...

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Lawmakers to File Emergency Bill on Propane Crisis

Lawmakers to File Emergency Bill on Propane Crisis

To deal with a propane crisis that has more than doubled the price this week, State Representatives Joe Riding of Altoona and Todd Prichard of Charles City are filing an emergency ...

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New Laws for ATVs on Roadways Discussed

New Laws for ATVs on Roadways Discussed

A legislative interim committee was held to discuss the pros and cons of allowing all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) on Iowa roadways.  A group of ten legislators met to hear from repres ...

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New Biofuels Program will Expand E-30 and Biodiesel

New Biofuels Program will Expand E-30 and Biodiesel

A new biofuels pilot program called “Fueling Our Future,” has been created  to assist in expanding the market for biofuels blends. Federal and state dollars will be used to establ ...

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Additional Counties Added to Disaster Declaration

Additional Counties Added to Disaster Declaration

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack has declared an additional 35 Iowa counties as primary natural disaster areas due to the drought. These additional counties include: Adai ...

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Rep Miller to Host Urban Ag Academy in Des Moines

Rep Miller to Host Urban Ag Academy in Des Moines

Iowa State Representative Helen Miller of Fort Dodge, Ranking Member of the Iowa House Agriculture Committee, will be hosting a national conference of state legislators Thursday, ...

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