Thursday, June 29, 2017

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  • Major Tort Reforms Passed by Legislature

    Major Tort Reforms Passed by Legislature

    Several changes to how Iowan’s seek relief in the courts passed the Legislature this session. Major reforms were made to medical malpractice suits, suing for defects in property, a ...

  • FAIRFIELD VETERINARIAN PHIL MILLER TO SEEK DEMOCRATIC NOMINATION FOR IOWA HOUSE

    FAIRFIELD VETERINARIAN PHIL MILLER TO SEEK DEMOCRA...

    Dr. Phil Miller of Fairfield announced today he will seek the Democratic nomination to replace State Representative Curt Hanson of Fairfield, who passed away recently. “I’m terribl ...

  • Legislature Passes Sobriety 24/7 Program to Target Drunk Drivers

    Legislature Passes Sobriety 24/7 Program to Target...

    In an effort to prevent repeat drunk driving offenders, a new program commonly called Sobriety 24/7 passed the legislature this year. The program requires anyone convicted of a cri ...

  • Major Gun Changes Signed by Governor

    Major Gun Changes Signed by Governor

    Significant changes to the regulation of guns in Iowa were enacted by the legislature this session. Major reforms were made to the purchasing, carrying, and use of firearms - speci ...

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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