Wednesday, December 12, 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, ...

University of Iowa Labor Center Closure Moves Forward

University of Iowa Labor Center Closure Moves Forward

The Iowa Board of Regents has given initial approval of plans to ask lawmakers for more state resources next year as well as close several centers due to state budget cuts. The Re ...

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Greater Flexibility in School Funding

Greater Flexibility in School Funding

The Iowa House made final touches on a bill to provide greater flexibility in the use of school funds. If signed by the Governor, the bill will allow the salary and benefits of se ...

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Educators to Now Receive Suicide Prevention Training

Educators to Now Receive Suicide Prevention Training

The Governor has signed a bill that addresses suicide prevention training for educators. By July 1, 2019, school boards are now required to have one hour of nationally recognized ...

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Applications for Teacher of the Year

Applications for Teacher of the Year

Applications are now being accepted for the 2019 Iowa Teacher of the Year. The award is an opportunity to recognize an exceptional Iowa teacher who is helping to redefine educatio ...

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Tuition Rises Again after Budget Cuts

Tuition Rises Again after Budget Cuts

Students who plan on attending one of the state’s three public universities next year will be paying more money and taking on more debt to earn a degree. The Board of Regents (BOR ...

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Regent Presidents Present to Legislators, Address Student Debt

Regent Presidents Present to Legislators, Address Student Debt

The Presidents from Iowa’s three state universities presented their budget recommendations to the House Appropriations Committee. University of Iowa (U of I) The University of Iow ...

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