Friday, April 28, 2017

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  • Hall: Build Iowa’s Skilled Workforce

    Hall: Build Iowa’s Skilled Workforce

    Rep. Chris Hall of Sioux City talks about building Iowa's skilled workforce through job training at Western Iowa Tech Community College in Sioux City. He supports a plan to expand ...

  • 2013 Iowa Legislature Starts Work Today

    2013 Iowa Legislature Starts Work Today

    The 2013 Iowa Legislature convened at 10 am today. There are 26 new members of the Iowa House this year. The 110 day session is scheduled to adjourn on May 3rd. Here is House Democ ...

  • Rep. Petersen's Retirement Remarks

    Rep. Petersen's Retirement Remarks

    State Representative Janet Petersen reflects on her 12 years in the Iowa House of Representatives during her retirement speech on the House floor Tuesday, April 17th. ...

  • Rep. Willems Retirement Remarks to the House

    Rep. Willems Retirement Remarks to the House

    After serving two terms, Representative Nate Willems of Lisbon is retiring from the Iowa House. ...

Iowa Shows Decrease in Junenile Detention Rates

Iowa Shows Decrease in Junenile Detention Rates

There were new promising results announced from efforts to decrease Iowa’s rates of youth detention, especially for minority youth who are overrepresented in the state’s juvenile ...

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New Laws Start Wednesday

New Laws Start Wednesday

Several new laws will hit the books on July 1, the start of the state's fiscal year. Several changes were made during the 2009 legislative session that will impact Iowans, includi ...

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Health Benefits for Police & Fire Fighters

Health Benefits for Police & Fire Fighters

Rep. Kerry Burt of Waterloo, who is also a Waterloo Firefighter, joined Governor Culver at a bill signing Friday to  to expand health benefits for police officers and fire fighter ...

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House Strengthens Sex Offender Laws

House Strengthens Sex Offender Laws

On a 93-3 vote, the Iowa House approved a bill today to make Iowa’s sex offender laws stronger, smarter, and more effective. “I’m proud of the bi-partisan effort today that will p ...

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Adam Walsh Child Protection & Safety Act Public Hearing

Adam Walsh Child Protection & Safety Act Public Hearing

The Iowa House will hold a public hearing on a bi-partisan plan to make Iowa's sex offender laws both stronger and smarter.  The public hearing will be held on Monday, April 20 fr ...

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Steckman wins approval of first bill to prevent shaken baby syndrome

Steckman wins approval of first bill to prevent shaken baby syndrome

State Representative Sharon Steckman, D-Mason City, won approval of the first bill she managed in the Iowa House today that will establish a shaken baby prevention program. ...

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Illegal Immigration: Crackdown on Corporate CEO's

Illegal Immigration: Crackdown on Corporate CEO's

In the House Democrats' "2009 Agenda for Securing Iowa's Economic Future" we talk about how we need to pass legislation to crack down on corporate CEO's who knowingly recruit and ...

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