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Republicans First Vote: End Preschool for 20,000 Kids

Republicans First Vote: End Preschool for 20,000 Kids

On a party line vote, Republicans on the House Appropriations Committee took the first step to end preschool for nearly 20,000 Iowa kids tonight and shut down a small business job ...

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Chief Justice Cady Addresses Legislature

Chief Justice Cady Addresses Legislature

Today, Chief Justice Mark Cady delivered the annual State of the Judiciary to a joint session of the Iowa House and Senate. Justice Cady is serving as the interim chief justice un ...

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First Bosnian American Representative in the Iowa House

First Bosnian American Representative in the Iowa House

Newly elected State Representative Anesa Kajtazovich of Waterloo was featured in the Des Moines Register this weekend. She is the first Bosnian American Representative elected to ...

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New Jobs and Opportunities Top Priority of 2011 Session

New Jobs and Opportunities Top Priority of 2011 Session

The 2011 Iowa Legislature opened today and Democrats in the Iowa House pledged to keep the session focused on new jobs and opportunities for Iowa families. “House Democrats are re ...

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Opening Remarks – 2011 Session

Opening Remarks – 2011 Session

Opening Remarks from House Democratic Leader Kevin McCarthy of Des Moines: Thank you Mr. Speaker, Mr. Speaker, Ladies and Gentlemen of the House. First, welcome to all of the fami ...

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Insurance Accountability Public Hearing Scheduled

Insurance Accountability Public Hearing Scheduled

Last year, Wellmark Blue Cross & Blue Shield raised rates 18% without any public input. This year they have proposed an 11% rate hike in insurance premiums. This time Iowans h ...

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Republican Plan Actually Spends More Than It Saves

Republican Plan Actually Spends More Than It Saves

The House Republicans laid out a budget plan for this year's Legislative Session that increases spending by $23 million more than the previous year, and continues to ignore Iowa's ...

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