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  • Mental Health Bill Signed Into Law

    Mental Health Bill Signed Into Law

    After years of bipartisan work, a bill that begins the process of reforming the mental health system in Iowa has been signed into law. To fill critical gaps in the system, the new ...

  • Medicaid Privatization Continues to Hurt Iowans, New Report Shows

    Medicaid Privatization Continues to Hurt Iowans, N...

    According to a new report released by the State Ombudsman Office, there has been a 157% increase in Medicaid-related problems reported to the agency in 2017. Most of these complain ...

  • GOP Lawmakers Limit Health Decisions for Women

    GOP Lawmakers Limit Health Decisions for Women

    Iowa women will face new restrictions on difficult medical decisions next year while also having less access to family planning and cancer screening services. In the closing days o ...

  • Medical Cannabidiol Takes a Step Forward

    Medical Cannabidiol Takes a Step Forward

    In a surprise ending, the Legislature passed language that will allow persons with a valid registration card to get cannabidiol with a THC level of not more than 3% in Iowa. This w ...

New Study Shows Decrease In Heart Disease

New Study Shows Decrease In Heart Disease

            The American Cancer Society announced on Thursday, January 14 that heart disease admissions in Iowa have decreased 24 percent since the Iowa Smokefree Air Act was pass ...

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2010 Legislature Convenes on Monday

2010 Legislature Convenes on Monday

The 2010 Iowa Legislature convenes on Monday, January 11 at 10 AM in Des Moines.  There are two new State Representatives serving this year -- Curt Hanson of Fairfield and Kirsten ...

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Catholics Join Call for Payday Lending Reform

Catholics Join Call for Payday Lending Reform

The Iowa Catholic Conference today challenged the Iowa Legislature to finally reform payday lending to protect low-income and middle-income Iowans. Tom Chapman, the executive dire ...

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Jobs and balanced budget top legislative priorities in 2010

Jobs and balanced budget top legislative priorities in 2010

From the Marshalltown Times-Republican, by Ken Black: Jobs and balanced budget top legislative priorities in 2010 By Ken Black The upcoming session of the Legislature will be very ...

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Honey Creek to be Featured in GOLF Magazine

Honey Creek to be Featured in GOLF Magazine

The Perserve Golf Course on Rathburn Lake is new to the Honey Creek Resort State Park, It will be featured in the January issue of GOLF magazine for being one of the best new cour ...

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Welcome Representative-Elect Kirsten Running-Marquardt

Welcome Representative-Elect Kirsten Running-Marquardt

Congratulations to Kirsten Running-Marquardt who won the special election in House District 33 in Cedar Rapids' south-side last night. Unofficial results from the Linn County Audi ...

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Deadline for I-Jobs Stormwater Grant is Dec 1

Deadline for I-Jobs Stormwater Grant is Dec 1

The DNR is still taking applications for a new grant program aimed to help improve urban water quality while also creating jobs for Iowans. Announced in September, the I-JOBS Gree ...

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