Monday, November 19, 2018

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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, ...

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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Iowa Hosts First Ever Urban-Ag Academy

Iowa Hosts First Ever Urban-Ag Academy

The nation’s first Urban-Ag Academy was held in Iowa last weekend to help foster cooperation and understanding between agriculture and urban areas. Founded and hosted by State Rep ...

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USDA Grants Available to Iowa Counties for Disaster Assistance

USDA Grants Available to Iowa Counties for Disaster Assistance

After high winds damaged crops in North Iowa in September, President Barack Obama and Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack have approved a disaster declaration for those areas. Di ...

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Rep. Miller to Host Urban-Ag Academy on Saturday

Rep. Miller to Host Urban-Ag Academy on Saturday

In an effort to foster cooperation and understanding between agriculture and urban areas, State Rep. Helen Miller of Ft. Dodge, who also serves as Ranking Member of the House Agri ...

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Muhlbauer Appointed to Leadership Post for Agriculture & Natural Resources

Muhlbauer Appointed to Leadership Post for Agriculture & Natural Resources

State Representative Dan Muhlbauer of Crawford County as Ranking Member of the House Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Committee for the 2012 legislative session. “ ...

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Rural Caucus: Keep Workforce Centers Open

Rural Caucus: Keep Workforce Centers Open

Members of the Iowa House Rural Caucus today said a plan by Governor Branstad to close 39 workforce offices unfairly targets rural Iowa. “Governor Branstad’s plan to shut down wor ...

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Priorities Set for 2011 Session; Rural Caucus Created

Priorities Set for 2011 Session; Rural Caucus Created

House Democrats gathered yesterday in Des Moines to set  priorities for the upcoming legislative session, which starts on January 10. “With many Iowans still struggling to make en ...

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