Monday, November 12, 2018

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  • Inside the Iowa House: The Truth about IPERS

    Inside the Iowa House: The Truth about IPERS

    Over the last week, Iowans have heard a lot about the future of IPERS, which is the retirement system for about 1 in 10 Iowans. Today, IPERS pays out $1.6 billion to retirees every ...

  • Iowa Judicial Branch Releases Judicial Directory Before Election

    Iowa Judicial Branch Releases Judicial Directory B...

    The Iowa Judicial Branch released background information and professional qualifications of each judge up for judicial retention this year called the Voters Judicial Directory.  Th ...

  • Fall Trout Stocking

    Fall Trout Stocking

    Every year, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) stocks trout in several urban lakes across the state.  During the months of October and November, the DNR will release 1, ...

  • Iowa Receives Suicide Prevention Grant

    Iowa Receives Suicide Prevention Grant

    The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) was recently awarded a $3.5 million grant to prevent suicide in Iowa. The money will be used to implement the “Zero Suicide” model acros ...

Iowa Juvenile Home Investigation Meetings Scheduled

Iowa Juvenile Home Investigation Meetings Scheduled

In recent weeks, news reports have brought to light the treatment of children at the Iowa Juvenile Home in Toledo. These issues were brought forward after a site visit by the Disa ...

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Fewer Young Iowans Committing Crimes, Enter Justice System

Fewer Young Iowans Committing Crimes, Enter Justice System

The Iowa Department of Human Rights’ Division of Criminal and Juvenile Justice Planning (CJJP) announced that fewer young Iowans are entering the juvenile justice system, accordin ...

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Democrats Urge Quick Action on National Guard Tuition Help

Democrats Urge Quick Action on National Guard Tuition Help

House Democrats today encouraged Republicans to take quick action on two bills to prevent tuition hikes on national guard members and improve safety at Iowa’s correctional institu ...

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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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Rep Kressig Named Iowa State Reserve Law Officer's 2010 Legislator of the Year

Rep Kressig Named Iowa State Reserve Law Officer's 2010 Legislator of the Year

The Iowa State Reserve Law Officers Association honored State Representative Bob Kressig with their 2010 “Legislator of the Year” award on September 8, 2010.  The award ceremony w ...

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New “Curb It-Click It” Campaign for Safe Roads

New “Curb It-Click It” Campaign for Safe Roads

Jointly with the Governor’s Office, the Departments of Transportation and Public Safety launched the “Curb It-Click It” campaign in an effort to make Iowa’s roads safer. This camp ...

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New Program to Help Domestic Violence Victims

New Program to Help Domestic Violence Victims

In a continued effort to protect victims of domestic violence,  The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has been chosen to participate in a ground-breaking two-year violence p ...

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