Thursday, June 29, 2017

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  • Major Tort Reforms Passed by Legislature

    Major Tort Reforms Passed by Legislature

    Several changes to how Iowan’s seek relief in the courts passed the Legislature this session. Major reforms were made to medical malpractice suits, suing for defects in property, a ...

  • FAIRFIELD VETERINARIAN PHIL MILLER TO SEEK DEMOCRATIC NOMINATION FOR IOWA HOUSE

    FAIRFIELD VETERINARIAN PHIL MILLER TO SEEK DEMOCRA...

    Dr. Phil Miller of Fairfield announced today he will seek the Democratic nomination to replace State Representative Curt Hanson of Fairfield, who passed away recently. “I’m terribl ...

  • Legislature Passes Sobriety 24/7 Program to Target Drunk Drivers

    Legislature Passes Sobriety 24/7 Program to Target...

    In an effort to prevent repeat drunk driving offenders, a new program commonly called Sobriety 24/7 passed the legislature this year. The program requires anyone convicted of a cri ...

  • Major Gun Changes Signed by Governor

    Major Gun Changes Signed by Governor

    Significant changes to the regulation of guns in Iowa were enacted by the legislature this session. Major reforms were made to the purchasing, carrying, and use of firearms - speci ...

Bill Summary: SF 2239 Protecting Seniors from Elder Abuse

Bill Summary: SF 2239 Protecting Seniors from Elder Abuse

Bill Summary “Older individual,” for protection throughout the bill, is defined as an individual 60 years of age or older. The bill created an Elder Abuse Resource and Referral Pr ...

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Rep. Wessel-Kroeschell Speaks about Women’s Health in Rural Iowa

Rep. Wessel-Kroeschell Speaks about Women’s Health in Rural Iowa

Representative Beth Wessel-Kroeschell of Ames spoke to the Iowa House on Tuesday about women's health. House File 2175 is a bill limiting the access to women's healthcare needs vi ...

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EMS/Firefighter Tax Credits Available

EMS/Firefighter Tax Credits Available

Volunteer fire fighters and Emergency Medical Services Personnel (EMTs) are reminded to apply for a $50 Iowa income tax credit on their 2013 taxes. The credit is intended to compe ...

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Health Insurance Marketplace Webinars Scheduled

Health Insurance Marketplace Webinars Scheduled

The Iowa Insurance Division will be hosting multiple webinars throughout the month in regards to the new health insurance marketplace. The webinars are free and open to the public ...

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Iowa Offers Health Care Eligibility Assistance Website

Iowa Offers Health Care Eligibility Assistance Website

Iowans should have the most up-to-date information and easy access to new health care options. Iowa is offering a state health care portal at dhsservices.iowa.gov to help Iowans f ...

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Quick Guide to Affordable Health Care

Quick Guide to Affordable Health Care

New Affordable Health Care Options for Iowans Starts on October 1, 2013 If you have…. Information No health insurance Find new affordable care options at  www.healthcare.gov or ca ...

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Statewide Meetings on Health Care Marketplace Scheduled

Statewide Meetings on Health Care Marketplace Scheduled

With enrollment for the Affordable Health Care Act beginning October 1st, the Insurance Division,  the Department of Public Health and the Department of Human Services have set up ...

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