Friday, April 28, 2017

Category: Jobs & Economy

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  • Seven Weeks in to Session, Republicans Still Breaking Promises to Create Jobs

    Seven Weeks in to Session, Republicans Still Break...

    Today House and Senate Democratic Leaders pointed out that the Republicans in charge of state government continue to break promises to create jobs and increase family incomes. “In ...

  • Republicans Reward Special Interests; Take Away Rights from Iowans

    Republicans Reward Special Interests; Take Away Ri...

    Republicans will stop at nothing to reward corporate special interests while ignoring the hard-working Iowans in their own districts. Thousands and thousands of Iowans have contact ...

  • Help for First Time Farmers

    Help for First Time Farmers

    Iowans wanting to get into agriculture must overcome numerous hurdles. In order to keep Iowa’s agricultural economy strong, we must ensure that first time farmers have the resource ...

  • Iowa’s Community Colleges Provide Good Economic Return

    Iowa’s Community Colleges Provide Good Econo...

    A new report shows community college career and technical education programs provide a good economic return for Iowans earning a degree. The "Iowa Community Colleges Education Outc ...

Kelley to Lead Financial Services

Kelley to Lead Financial Services

State Representative Doris Kelley of Waterloo has been tapped to lead the House Financial Services Standing Subcommittee by House Speaker Pat Murphy of Dubuque. The subcommittee w ...

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The Week Ahead, November 5

The Week Ahead, November 5

Legislative Property Tax Study Committee Wednesday, November 7, 2007 @ 10:00AM Rm 103, Supreme Court Chamber Freedom of Information, Open Meetings, and Public Records Study Commit ...

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Kressig Appointed to VC of Commerce

Kressig Appointed to VC of Commerce

House Speaker Pat Murphy of Dubuque has appointed State Representative Bob Kressig of Cedar Falls as vice-chair of the House Commerce Committee, which considers all legislation re ...

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Rep. Thomas Receives Business Award

Rep. Thomas Receives Business Award

State Representative Roger Thomas of Elkader received the 2007 Leadership Award from the Professional Developers of Iowa. Thomas is chair of the House Economic Growth Committee.  ...

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Rep. Staed Appointed VC of Economic Dev Budget

Rep. Staed Appointed VC of Economic Dev Budget

State Representative Art Staed of Cedar Rapids has been named Vice-Chair of the Economic Development Budget Subcommittee by House Speaker Pat Murphy of Dubuque. “With experience i ...

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House Passes Minimum Wage Increase

House Passes Minimum Wage Increase

House Democrats in the Iowa House have approved a minimum wage increase. The bill, House File 1, raises Iowa’s minimum wage by $2.10 per hour and will be the first increase in nea ...

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