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Insurance Autism Coverage Approved

Insurance Autism Coverage Approved

There are limited resources for coverage of autism services for minors provided by the State of Iowa. The Autism Support Program provides payments for applied behavioral analysis ...

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2017 Legislative Session Ends with Disappointment for Working Iowans

2017 Legislative Session Ends with Disappointment for Working Iowans

Iowa lawmakers wrapped up the 2017 legislative session early Saturday morning on April 22nd, with many concerns ignored to help create jobs and raise incomes for hard-working fami ...

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2017 Iowa Legislature: Closing Remarks

2017 Iowa Legislature: Closing Remarks

2017 Iowa Legislature: Closing Remarks By House Democratic Leader Mark Smith (D-Marshalltown) Thank you Madam Speaker. First, I want to thank the members of my caucus for sticking ...

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Second Funnel: List of Bills

Second Funnel: List of Bills

On Friday, March 31, the Legislature hit the second self-imposed deadline to narrow the number of bills still eligible for debate, called the "funnel". While there are a few excep ...

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Surplus to Deficits — The GOP Budget Mess

Surplus to Deficits — The GOP Budget Mess

Memo To: Iowa Statehouse Reporters From: Rep. Chris Hall, Ranking Member of House Appropriations Committee Date: March 29, 2017 Re: Surplus to Deficit -- The GOP Budget Mess As th ...

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Republican Voter Suppression Bill Advances

Republican Voter Suppression Bill Advances

A controversial bill that will make it harder over for 200,000 Iowans to vote is expected to pass the Iowa House this week. The legislation has been pushed by Republican lawmakers ...

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First Funnel 2017: List of Eligible Bills

First Funnel 2017: List of Eligible Bills

On Friday, March 3rd, the Legislature hit the first self-imposed deadline to narrow the number of bills still eligible for debate, called the "funnel". While there are a few excep ...

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