Thursday, March 26, 2015

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Statement from Rep. Sharon Steckman of Mason City on Republican Education Plans

Statement from Rep. Sharon Steckman of Mason City on Republican Education Plans

"Today is a sad day for public education and teachers across Iowa. House Republicans finally put all of their cards on the table today and their education agenda is simple: ruin p ...

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Republicans Vote Down School Funding Supported by Iowa Schools, Teachers & Parents

Republicans Vote Down School Funding Supported by Iowa Schools, Teachers & Parents

On a straight party line vote, House Republicans turned back a school funding plan supported by school officials, teachers, and parents. “I’m disappointed that House Republicans h ...

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Opening Comments by State Rep. Patti Ruff on 6% Supplemental State Aid

Opening Comments by State Rep. Patti Ruff on 6% Supplemental State Aid

Opening Comments by State Rep. Patti Ruff on 6% Supplemental State Aid Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Our amendment will set supplemental state aid at 6%. This amount wasn’t plucked out ...

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Iowans Pack Public Hearing: Reject Republican Education Plan

Iowans Pack Public Hearing: Reject Republican Education Plan

Iowans packed a special public hearing at the State Capitol tonight and overwhelmingly opposed a Republican school funding plan.  Aside from the Governor’s Office, just one Iowan ...

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Watch Education Public Hearing Live

Watch Education Public Hearing Live

Broadcast live streaming video on Ustream   ...

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Live Stream of Education Public Hearing Tonight

Live Stream of Education Public Hearing Tonight

After Republicans moved to limit access to an education public hearing last week, House Democrats will live stream the hearing on Monday night so Iowans can watch and listen. Iowa ...

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House Republicans Limit Access to Education Public Hearing

House Republicans Limit Access to Education Public Hearing

A public hearing scheduled Monday at the State Capitol to gather input from Iowans on Republican school funding plans has been scheduled in a committee room that isn’t big enough ...

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