Sunday, April 23, 2017

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  • Weekly Bill Tracking, Thurs. Apr. 6 – Wed. Apr. 12, 2017

    Weekly Bill Tracking, Thurs. Apr. 6 – Wed. Apr. ...

    WEEKLY BILL TRACKING Thurs. Apr. 6 – Wed. Apr. 12, 2017 HOUSE DEMOCRATIC RESEARCH STAFF Appropriations HF 438         Housing Assistance from Veterans Trust Fund. States that money ...

  • Weekly Bill Tracking, Thurs. Mar. 30 – Wed. Apr. 5, 2017

    Weekly Bill Tracking, Thurs. Mar. 30 – Wed. Apr....

    WEEKLY BILL TRACKING Thurs. Mar. 30 – Wed. Apr. 5, 2017 HOUSE DEMOCRATIC RESEARCH STAFF   Agriculture HF 617         IDALS Code Cleanup.  Iowa Department of Agriculture and La ...

  • 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 except ...

  • Weekly Bill Tracking, Thurs. Mar. 23 – Wed. Mar. 29, 2017

    Weekly Bill Tracking, Thurs. Mar. 23 – Wed. Mar....

    WEEKLY BILL TRACKING Thurs. Mar. 23 – Wed. Mar. 29, 2017 HOUSE DEMOCRATIC RESEARCH STAFF   Agriculture SF 362          Animal Pathogens on Fairgrounds.  A state or county fair ...

Survey Shows Iowa Providers Still Struggling with Medicaid Privatization

Survey Shows Iowa Providers Still Struggling with Medicaid Privatization

Iowa Providers Still Struggling with Medicaid Privatization Fewer Services, Rising Costs Cited in New Provider Survey DES MOINES – A new survey released today finds Iowa Medicaid ...

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2016 Session Opens: Every kid deserves a fair shot to achieve the American Dream

2016 Session Opens: Every kid deserves a fair shot to achieve the American Dream

2016 Legislative Session: Opening Day Remarks House Democratic Leader Mark Smith Welcome back to all of you. And let me first say congratulations to you Madam Speaker and Leader H ...

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REPUBLICANS REFUSE TO INVESTIGATE BRANSTAD’S $4.8 BILLION MEDICAID MESS

REPUBLICANS REFUSE TO INVESTIGATE BRANSTAD’S $4.8 BILLION MEDICAID MESS

Despite allegations of improper political influence, Rep. Bobby Kauffman and House Republicans are refusing to investigate Governor Branstad’s rush to privatize Iowa’s $4.8 billio ...

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Lawmakers Request Oversight Investigation on Misconduct in Medicaid Privatization

Lawmakers Request Oversight Investigation on Misconduct in Medicaid Privatization

After new allegations surfaced yesterday about improper political influence during the award process for privatizing the state’s Medicaid program, four Iowa lawmakers on the House ...

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Iowa Army of Pink, Legislators Push to Improve Mammogram Reporting

Iowa Army of Pink, Legislators Push to Improve Mammogram Reporting

The Iowa Army of Pink, a group of breast cancer survivors and supporters, hit the State Capitol today to encourage legislators to improve reporting of breast cancer screenings. “M ...

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Renewal for Iowa Health and Wellness Plan Begins

Renewal for Iowa Health and Wellness Plan Begins

Iowans who received health insurance through the Iowa Health and Wellness Plan this year have now started the process of renewing their membership for next year. Every twelve mont ...

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Protecting Seniors, Children and Vulnerable Iowans

Protecting Seniors, Children and Vulnerable Iowans

Iowa’s older population is expected to grow significantly over the next decade. In the next three years alone, Iowa’s over 60 year old population is set to increase by 2.6% in Iow ...

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