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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, ...

Heckroth Announces Bid for House

Heckroth Announces Bid for House

House Democrats are happy to announce that long-time Waverly community leader and small business owner Bill Heckroth will run for State Representative in the new House  District 6 ...

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Nuclear Energy Debate Scheduled for Today

Nuclear Energy Debate Scheduled for Today

Today the Iowa House is scheduled to debate whether Iowa should build a nuclear energy plant. House File 561 establishes the regulatory construct and regulatory certainty that is ...

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Branstad Vetoes Help for Middle Class, Main Street

Branstad Vetoes Help for Middle Class, Main Street

Iowa Governor Terry Branstad item vetoed key priorities of Democrats today that would help Iowa's 64,000 small businesses and 240,000 working families.  Those ideas were included ...

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House Honors WWII Veterans

House Honors WWII Veterans

On Monday, April 18th at 1:00PM the Iowa House of Representatives passed House Resolution 39 to honor Iowa World War II veterans.  The Resolution commemerated the 70th anniversary ...

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Hundreds of Iowans attend Speak Out for Iowa Education Rally

Hundreds of Iowans attend Speak Out for Iowa Education Rally

Hundreds of Iowans including educators, legislators, students, and union supporters, crowded the west steps of the State Capitol during the Speak Out for Iowa Education Rally on A ...

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Rep. Swaim Tears Up Paycheck in Protest

Rep. Swaim Tears Up Paycheck in Protest

Recently the Iowa Legislature gave the governor the ability to transfer money and pay more than $6 million in unpaid bills  that would cover state costs owed to public defenders a ...

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Speak Out for Iowa Education

Speak Out for Iowa Education

Help us stop pink slips for teachers and cuts to education! Rally for Education on Wednesday, April 13 at 5:30 pm at the State Capitol. ...

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