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Live Now: Debate to End Collective Bargaining

Live Now: Debate to End Collective Bargaining

House File 525 ends collective bargaining and takes away rights from police officers, fire fighters, state troopers, teachers, correctional officers and other workers who clear ou ...

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Democrats Fight to Preserve Quality, Accessible Preschool

Democrats Fight to Preserve Quality, Accessible Preschool

Iowa House Republicans voted down efforts again tonight to continue Iowa’s voluntary preschool program for 20,000 kids. “House Republicans are putting up more obstacles for parent ...

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Debate to end preschool for 20,000 kids today at 4 pm

Debate to end preschool for 20,000 kids today at 4 pm

The Iowa House is set to debate a Republican bill to end quality preschool for 20,000 Iowa four year olds today beginning at 4 pm.  House & Senate Democrats are united in thei ...

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Iowans Speak Out to Protect Worker's Rights

Iowans Speak Out to Protect Worker's Rights

Iowans packed the State Capitol on Monday night to oppose a Republican plan that would take away rights from police officers, teachers, nurses, fire fighters, correctional officer ...

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"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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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