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  • Veterans Programs Take Hit in GOP Budget

    Veterans Programs Take Hit in GOP Budget

    This year, the GOP-led Legislature reduced support for key programs used by Iowa veterans. One such area that saw a significant shortage is the Veterans Home Ownership program. The ...

  • Honoring Our Veterans

    Honoring Our Veterans

    Veterans Day is Tuesday, November 11, and it’s a good time to thank and remember all of those who have served. First recognized in 1919, the date commemorates the end of fighting i ...

  • Disabled Veteran Property Tax Exemption Deadline July 1

    Disabled Veteran Property Tax Exemption Deadline J...

    This past session, the Legislature approved a measure granting all U.S. military veterans with 100% service connect disability to be exempt from property taxes for their place of r ...

  • 2014 Session Recap: Legislature Approves Majority of Home Base Iowa Initiatives

    2014 Session Recap: Legislature Approves Majority ...

    The Legislature this year considered multiple proposals to support and thank military personnel, veterans, and their families. As part of the Home Base Iowa Initiative, the Legisla ...

Veterans Day Events Honoring Those Who Serve

Veterans Day Events Honoring Those Who Serve

Tomorrow we celebrate all those who have served and fought for our country. To show our gratitude there are a number of great events being held all across Iowa. Des Moines: Larry ...

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Rep. Miller to Host Urban-Ag Academy on Saturday

Rep. Miller to Host Urban-Ag Academy on Saturday

In an effort to foster cooperation and understanding between agriculture and urban areas, State Rep. Helen Miller of Ft. Dodge, who also serves as Ranking Member of the House Agri ...

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Muhlbauer Appointed to Leadership Post for Agriculture & Natural Resources

Muhlbauer Appointed to Leadership Post for Agriculture & Natural Resources

State Representative Dan Muhlbauer of Crawford County as Ranking Member of the House Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Committee for the 2012 legislative session. “ ...

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Hall to Help Lead House Job Creation Efforts

Hall to Help Lead House Job Creation Efforts

State Representative Chris Hall of Sioux City has been appointed to serve as Ranking Member of the House Economic Development Appropriations Committee for the 2012 legislative ses ...

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Running-Marquardt Elected to Leadership Post

Running-Marquardt Elected to Leadership Post

State Representative Kirsten Running-Marquardt of Cedar Rapids has been selected by her colleagues to serve as an Assistant Democratic Leader in the Iowa House of Representatives ...

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Iowan's Get Relief from Student Loan Debt

Iowan's Get Relief from Student Loan Debt

With Iowa students graduating with the fourth highest debt in the county, President Obama announced a series of new initiatives yesterday to help Iowa students pay off their stude ...

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Johnson Announces Run for House District 73 Seat

Johnson Announces Run for House District 73 Seat

West Branch City Councilman David Johnson announced that he will challenge Rep. Jeff Kaufmann for House District 73, which includes Cedar County,  Johnson County and Muscatine Cou ...

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