Sunday, September 23, 2018

Category: Recent News

Feed Subscription
"Funnel" Deadline: What's Still Alive?

"Funnel" Deadline: What's Still Alive?

Last week marked the halfway point of the 2011 session. With the Legislature’s first self-imposed “funnel” deadline last Friday, bills that weren’t approved by a House or Senate c ...

Read More »
Public Hearing on Bill to End Collective Bargaining

Public Hearing on Bill to End Collective Bargaining

A public hearing has been scheduled for HSB 117 that will end collective bargaining and take away rights from police officers, fire fighters, state troopers, teachers, and prison ...

Read More »
Republican's Plan to End Preschool Passes Education Committee

Republican's Plan to End Preschool Passes Education Committee

The House Education Committee voted to end Iowa’s statewide preschool initiative again last night.  House Democrats fought to continue the successful, quality initiative which is ...

Read More »
Iowa Small Business Owner Questions Republican Corporate Tax Cut

Iowa Small Business Owner Questions Republican Corporate Tax Cut

Iowa small business owner Mike Draper cuts through the clutter on whether Republican corporate tax breaks will actually help Iowa small businesses create new jobs. From Mr. Draper ...

Read More »
Preschool Demonstration Held at the State Capitol

Preschool Demonstration Held at the State Capitol

A preschool demonstration was held at the State Capitol on Saturday, February 26th to help Iowans see a behind-the-scenes look at the education our four year olds are receiving th ...

Read More »
1,000 Workers Rally at the Statehouse

1,000 Workers Rally at the Statehouse

After over a thousand Iowa workers rallied at the Statehouse this afternoon, Republicans are still offering a bill that would end the state’s collective bargaining law. The subcom ...

Read More »
Myth Buster: Public Workers Make Less Than Private Sector

Myth Buster: Public Workers Make Less Than Private Sector

A new report out today by the Iowa Policy Project shows public sector employees make less than private sector employees for comparable work.  Click here for the full report. Here' ...

Read More »
scroll to top