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  • Rep. Prichard to Lead Iowa House Democrats

    Rep. Prichard to Lead Iowa House Democrats

    PRICHARD TO LEAD IOWA HOUSE DEMOCRATS Oldson Elected As Democratic Whip Des Moines, Iowa – State Representative Todd Prichard of Charles City was elected today to serve as the new ...

  • 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, ...

New Jobs with $1.3 Billion Investments Coming to Iowa

New Jobs with $1.3 Billion Investments Coming to Iowa

An announcement from Iowa Economic Development Authority came out today with over $1.3 billion  being awarded in financial assistance to four companies in Iowa for job creation an ...

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Urbandale City Councilman & Small Business Owner Forbes to Run for State Representative

Urbandale City Councilman & Small Business Owner Forbes to Run for State Representative

Urbandale City Councilman John Forbes announced today that he will run for state representative in District 40. Forbes is also a pharmacist and owner of the Medicap Pharmacy in Ur ...

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Ruff To Run in District 56

Ruff To Run in District 56

MFL Mar-Mac School Board President Patti Ruff of McGregor announced today that she will run for the Iowa House in the new House District 56, which includes all of Allamakee County ...

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Brenneman to Run in District 44

Brenneman to Run in District 44

West Des Moines Fire Fighter Eric Brenneman announced today that he is running for State Representative in the newly created House District 44; a district that includes the Dallas ...

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Republican Education Plans Fail Iowa Students

Republican Education Plans Fail Iowa Students

House Democrats said new budget documents released today show House Republicans aren’t interested in growing Iowa’s skilled workforce or education reform efforts. “The Republican ...

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Free Tax E-Filing Available

Free Tax E-Filing Available

Iowans are urged to file their income tax returns electronically while taking advantage of free tax preparation services available through the IRS Free File program. Every taxpaye ...

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Steckman Raises Concern for New Education Testing

Steckman Raises Concern for New Education Testing

Ranking Member of the Education committee, Sharon Steckman of Mason City raised concern about using the new Smarter Balanced Assessment test in replacement of the long time used I ...

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